Inuvik investigating small structural fire

What was thought to be the cause of an electrical issue is now unknown says fire chief.

A Google street view of 38 Raven St. Inuvik.

The Inuvik fire department responded to a small structural fire, Wednesday morning on Raven Street.

Residents were alerted by the smell of smoke coming from the exterior of the building and evacuated immediately, as stated in a press release.

The fire department arrived on the scene within two minutes of the call, about 10 a.m.

Residents were already using a fire extinguisher, preventing the fire from growing.

The cause of the fire is still unknown and not considered suspicious.

There were no injuries and the investigation is still underway.


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