7 sent to hospital after house fire in RM of Paddockwood

The Lakeland Fire Department says crews were on scene for several hours taming a house fire along Highway 2 outside of Prince Albert. (Lakeland & District Fire Department/Facebook)

A house went up in flames on Saturday night outside of Prince Albert, sending seven people to hospital.

According to a Parkland Ambulance news release, it occurred in the Rural Municipality of Paddockwood near Hanson Hill. Paramedics responded at about 8:24 p.m.

The Lakeland Fire Department said crews were on scene at 8:15 p.m. and were there for several hours.

Paramedics transported seven people to hospital in stable condition.

In a Facebook post, the fire department thanked Parkland Ambulance, RCMP, Auto Rescue Towing, Absolute Security and Park Range Vet Clinic for their assistance.