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A mobile home in Red Deer's Northwood Estates was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. One person was taken to hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. Investigators determined the cause to be child's play with fire.
A mobile home in Red Deer's Northwood Estates was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. One person was taken to hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. Investigators determined the cause to be child's play with fire. Sheldon Spackman

Child's play causes fire leaving Red Deer family homeless

By Sheldon Spackman
February 19, 2019 - 2:24pm Updated: February 21, 2019 - 11:30am

One person was taken to hospital after a fire that destroyed a mobile home at Northwood Estates in Red Deer early Tuesday morning.

Fire investigator and safety codes officer Andrew Towers of Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES) says the call came in around 2:30 a.m.

The new student residence building at RDC
The new student residence building at RDC rdnewsNOW / Sheldon Spackman

RDC students adjusting to temporary accommodations during Winter Games

By Jordan Bay
February 12, 2019 - 2:07pm

Students living in residence at Red Deer College have been moved out of their dorm rooms while they house the athletes competing at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

140 students have been relocated to Olds College while others have found alternate accomodations.

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