**Updated** Man and child die in Lower Sackville house fire: RCMP

**Updated at 6:07 a.m. on March 4th, 2018**

RCMP say a 58-year-old man and an 11-year-old girl girl have died following a fatal house fire in Lower Sackville on Saturday.

Halifax District RCMP, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, and EHS responded to a 911 call of a duplex on fire around 2:30 a.m. on Leaside Drive. 

Mounties say an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, while a 46-year-old woman suffered minor injuries after being rescued from a second floor window. 

An investigation to determine the cause of the fire is underway.