Everyone inside managed to escape a large house fire north of Swan River this past weekend.
Swan River RCMP say that a 911 call advised them of the fire at about 1 p.m. on Saturday, at Antler Corner, which is in the RM of Mountain about 30 kilometres north of Swan River on Highway 10.
Firefighters from Birch River were called to the blaze, but the home was extensively damaged before the fire was able to be extinguished.
Officials say it looks like the fire was started by a very young child playing with a lighter in the basement, but they are continuing to investigate.
» Brandon Sun
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition March 4, 2014