Nfld. & Labrador

House fire kills 86-year-old man in Little Heart's Ease

An 86-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Little Heart's Ease.

Police, Fire and Emergency Services investigating cause

Clarenville RCMP, along with Fire and Emergency Services, are investigating the cause of a fatal house fire in Little Heart's Ease, near Clarenville, on Wednesday. (CBC)

An 86-year-old man is dead after a house fire in Little Heart's Ease.

The RCMP in nearby Clarenville are investigating the fire, which happened Wednesday evening. Police, ambulance and fire crews all responded to the fire just after 8 p.m.

The man died from his injuries shortly after being taken to hospital in Clarenville.

Police say the investigation is continuing. Fire and Emergency Services is working with police to determine the cause of the fire.

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