January 20, 2019 7:05 pm
Updated: January 21, 2019 10:52 pm

‘Everybody is thinking of them’ Sunday morning fire destroys home in Pilot Butte

WATCH: Neighbours described it as "shocking" – overnight Sunday, flames engulfed the Stadynk’s family home in Pilot Butte. Two children were inside the residence when the fire started, but made it out just in time.

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A family of six is now homeless after losing their home to a fire in Pilot Butte early Sunday morning.

Two members of the Stadynk family were inside the home at the time of the blaze – the 19-year-old daughter and 22-year-old son.

Both were treated at hospital. The daughter was released on Sunday, while the son returned home Monday morning, the family confirmed.

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The Pilot Butte Fire Department were called by a neighbour to the home shortly after 3:30 a.m.

“My (husband) phoned the fire department right away, called it in and ran down the stairs and rushed out the door,” said Keshia Peter, neighbour.

READ MORE: Fire crews fight serious blaze in Pilot Butte, Sask.

Crews worked throughout the night at the Plains Road property, wrapping things up around 7:30 a.m.

“Everybody is thinking of them, and wish them the best and we will all do our best to help them,” Peter said.

READ MORE: Crews extinguish grass fire near Pilot Butte, Sask.

According to a GoFundMe Page set up on Sunday, the rest of the Stadnyk family were away in Winnipeg for a ringette tournament when the fire broke out.

The GoFundMe Page has reached over $8,000.

WATCH: How to prevent fires and steps to escape if caught in a blaze

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