One person displaced by Wotstak First Nation fire

By Jim Dumville  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter One person was displaced by a fire that destroyed a house on Eagle’s Nest Drive in Wotstak First (Woodstock) Nation on Friday morning, March 8. While the single-family dwelling remained standing after the Woodstock Fire Department subdued the blaze, Fire Chief Harold McLellan described the home as “destroyed.” McLellan said the home’s occupant had already left the house before a neighbour spotted the fire and called it in. He said an investigator from the Fire Marshal’s Office visited the fire scene on Friday, but they still have not positively determined a cause. He said they don’t consider the fire as suspicious. McLellan said his firefighters received some extra support when a small group of firefighters heading to a fire training session in the…

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