The Burns Lake RCMP are investigating a suspicious residential fire.
Late yesterday night, the RCMP were called in to assist the Burns Lake Fire Department at Mcphail Rd.
After arriving on the scene, the first responders located a man outside the residence and were told there was another man and woman still inside.
The man who was outside and the woman located inside, suffered from smoke inhalation while the third individual rescued from inside the building suffered serious burns and is currently in Vancouver hospital.
The Burns Lake RCMP, with the assistance of the North District Major Crime unit, and the Prince George Forensic Identification Unit, is investigating the cause of the fire as it appears suspicious in nature at this time.
Police are asking if anyone has any information regarding this fire, or saw someone near the residence prior to the fire breaking out, please contact the Burns Lake RCMP at 250-692-7171 or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.