The Band Council Office in Natuashish caught on fire this past weekend. RCMP are investigating.
On the morning of Oct 27 at approx 630 am, RCMP were called to a structure fire at the Band Council Office in Natuashish. The local fire department attended and extinguished the fire, but not before a section of the building was destroyed. A storage area being used by Canada Post was completely destroyed, and the post office as well as the rest of the council office received smoke and water damage. There was nobody in the building at the time, and no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and the RCMP are currently waiting for a fire investigator to attend the scene on Monday.