New Brunswick

2 homeless after Lameque Island Fire

The Canadian Red Cross says a man in his 30s and his mother are staying with relatives after fire burned through the second floor of their home on Lameque Island.
Pigeon Hill is about 20 kilometres away from Shippagan. (Google Maps)

The Canadian Red Cross said a man in his 30s and his mother are staying with relatives after fire burned through the second floor of their home on Lameque Island.

The two occupants — who were not injured — live in Pigeon Hill, about 20 km away from Shippagan.

The organization says the fire started around 9 p.m. Saturday, and quickly caused extensive damage. The Red Cross said investigators believe an electrical problem sparked the fire.

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