Fire destroys apartment building in Eskasoni First Nation

Over two dozen people were displaced Friday after a fire ravaged a 15-unit apartment building in Eskasoni First Nation.

The fire on Sanwell Paul Drive was reported around 1 a.m. and all residents were evacuated with no reported injuries.

The building, however, sustained severe damage.

The Eskasoni Band Council and Canadian Red Cross are assisting 21 of the residents in locating emergency shelter, food, clothing and other basics.


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