Nova Scotia

Malagash fire kills woman

The investigation into a fatal weekend house fire continues, near Tatamagouche.

The investigation into a fatal weekend house fire continues, near Tatamagouche.

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and the name of the woman who died has not been released by Cumberland County RMCP.

The fire broke out just after 3 a.m. on Saturday at a home on the Malagash Road.

Const. Dal Hutchinson said the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

The woman was the only one in the home at the time, Hutchinson said.

An autopsy will be conducted.

Hutchinson said there's nothing to indicate the cause of the fire was suspicious.

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