Colchester District RCMP is on scene of a fatal house fire in Shubenacadie East.
At approximately 9 a.m. this morning, Colchester District RCMP, EHS, Shubenacadie Fire and Emergency Services, Milford and District Volunteer Fire Department and multiple other fire departments responded to a house fire on Heritage Ln. in Shubenacadie East. A civilian was first on scene and attempted to enter the home but was pushed back by flames and smoke.
Investigators located human remains at the scene. Colchester District RCMP will remain on scene with the Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal while an investigation is conducted. The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service will conduct an autopsy. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this time.
Source: Media Release