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Thirteen people homeless after fire on Elsipogtog First Nation – CTV

July 13, 2018

Thirteen people are homeless after an apartment building on New Brunswick’s Elsipogtog First Nation burned to the ground Thursday.

The Canadian Red Cross says the fire was first reported on Main River Creek Road at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire was extinguished, but it reignited around 3 a.m. Thursday.

Thirteen people escaped but the eight-unit apartment building was reduced to ashes.

One man is staying with relatives in the community while disaster volunteers have arranged emergency lodging and food for 10 adults and two five-year-old girls.

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