Iqaluit fire department extinguishes two overnight fires

The fires occurred around 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the Federal Road area

The Iqaluit fire department responded to two overnight fires. (File photo)

By Dustin Patar

The Iqaluit fire department and RCMP responded to two fires last night in the Federal Road area.

According to a City of Iqaluit news release, the first fire occurred at around 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, and was limited to miscellaneous materials, and the second fire occurred at around 5 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, at a nearby unoccupied structure.

Due to the close proximity and the suspicious nature of the fires, both are being investigated by the RCMP and the Office of the Fire Marshall, in coordination with the property owner.

Residents are asked to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the RCMP.

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(2) Comments:

  1. Posted by Too busy on

    The rcmp are too busy babysitting adults (who can’t control themselves and need to be put into time-out ) to investigate the firebug problem in Iqaluit.

    • Posted by Rhoda Pudloo on

      The lowlife probably knows that too.

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