RNC investigating Old Broad Cove Road shed fire

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The RNC’s investigation into a New Year’s morning shed fire in the area of Old Broad Cove Road in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s — that spread to and damaged an adjoining apartment building — is continuing.

The RNC and the Portugal Cove–St. Philip’s Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene about 5:38 a.m. The shed was engulfed in flames at the time and had spread to the apartment building.

There were no injuries reported.

The shed was completely destroyed with moderate damage to the apartment building.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1- 800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: Crime Stoppers, Volunteer Fire Department

Geographic location: Broad Cove Road, Portugal Cove

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  • MN
    January 02, 2013 - 14:53

    Fires seem to be a regular thing for the east area. Wonder if there is a firebug ?