One building destroyed by structure fire in Inuvik

(File photo/CKLB)

One building was destroyed after a structural fire in Inuvik on Friday, June 26th.

The fire on Airport Lake was just under one hectare in size and has been officially declared out, said Amber Simpson, wildfire prevention coordinator at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The Inuvik Fire Department was first to respond to the fire, Simpson says, adding an Environment and Natural Resources crew was called in to help prevent the spread of the fire.

No injuries are reported.


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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis was a reporter with CKLB from January 2019 to March 2023. In his time with CKLB, he had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures.