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House destroyed by fire in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s

This two-storey home located on Somerton’s Lane in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s was destroyed in a blaze just after 12:30 on Wednesday. There were several occupants living in the home at the time the blaze broke out that were able to escape without injuries. The Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Fire Department, paramedics and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were on scene dealing with the blaze which they were able to contain to the one home despite the high winds blowing around the fire. The cause of the fire is not known at this time.
This two-storey home located on Somerton’s Lane in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s was destroyed in a blaze just after 12:30 on Wednesday.

A two-storey home located in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s was destroyed in a blaze just after 12:30 on Wednesday.

There were several occupants living in the home on Somerton's Lane that escaped without injuries.

The Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Fire Department, paramedics and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary were on scene dealing with the blaze which they were able to contain to the one home despite the high winds blowing around the fire.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

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