A fire that went through an apartment building in Rosthern on Thursday morning has claimed one life. 

The call came into the Rosthern RCMP and Fire Department at approximately 9 am. 

Responders from Rosthern, Wakaw and Hague arrived to find the building engulfed in flames. RCMP set up a safety perimeter and issued a notification to avoid the area. 

Ten families were impacted by the fire. All but the lone victim got out safely. Some were treated for smoke inhalation. 

The investigation into the cause of the fire continues. The Saskatchewan Coroners service has been called in.