Fire closes Akwesasne Arena

Fire closes Akwesasne Arena

By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter AKWESASNE – A thorough investigation is underway following a fire at the Akwesasne arena which is being viewed as suspicious. This fire, which occurred on January 19th in the locker room of the arena affectionately known as the Turtle Dome, resulted in lots of smoke damage as the facility, which will now be closed for the rest of the winter is also covered in soot. The building was safely evacuated as the Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department along with three other fire departments contained the fire. “We are very appreciative of the quick response of both local and surrounding fire responders who helped to ensure the fire was contained quickly, ultimately saving the arena from irreparable damage. Our partnerships and working relationships with these agencies is…

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