Non-Injury, Non-Fatal Residential Fire in Nain consumes home

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This fire in Nain early this morning levelled a home.

Nain RCMP, with the assistance of the provincial fire commissioners office, are investigating a fire that levelled a house in Nain early this morning.

The Nain Volunteer Fire department responded to the fire. Police say the lone occupant was immediately accounted for and removed to a safe location uninjured. The firefighters fought the blaze successfully for three hours and prevented it's spread to nearby residences.

The RCMP said a preliminary investigation indicates alcohol and an unattended candle in sleeping quarters were contributing factors.

Organizations: Nain Volunteer Fire department, RCMP

Geographic location: Nain

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