The investigation into the fatal fire in Auburndale is continuing and is being led by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office.
On February 19, Lunenburg District RCMP, EHS and several local fire departments responded to a house fire on Upper Branch Rd. in Auburndale. The fire was put out after a number of hours. Two people, a 36-year-old man and a 4-year-old child escaped the home.
The remains of a 33-year-old woman, an 11-year-old child, a 9-year-old child and an 8-year-old child, were located in the home. Autopsies have been completed by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office, and the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal’s Office continues to investigate the cause of the fire. The evidence and information gathered to date continues to indicate the fire is not suspicious. The Lunenburg District RCMP will continue to offer assistance as required.
Our thoughts continue to remain with the victims’ families, the community and those involved in the investigation.