Four Men Killed in Selkirk Trailer Fire

By Sarah Klein

A fire in a Selkirk trailer killed four men early Saturday, February 11, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
A street sign for Bermuda Bay is covered in ice after a fire ravaged through a trailer in Selkirk early Saturday. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)

Four men are dead and another is injured following a trailer fire in Selkirk early Saturday morning.

Manitoba RCMP say the fire engulfed the trailer on Bermuda Bay shortly before 5 a.m.

A 19-year-old Selkirk man inside the trailer was able to escape and call for help. He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Lawrence Traverse, 42, and his son, Gerald, 18, were killed in the fire, as well as the trailer’s owner, Jason March, 39. A 37-year-old also perished.

Autopsies will be performed in Winnipeg on Monday morning.

The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner is investigating.

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Updated at 11:30 a.m.

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