East Prince RCMP investigating residential structure fire

January 9, 2017
Indian River, Prince Edward Island

News release

On Saturday January 7th 2017, shortly after 10 p.m., a 911 call was received of a residential structure fire on Route 106 in Indian River. Police officers from the East Prince RCMP attended the scene along with the Kensington Fire Department as well as the New London Fire Department.

The homeowners were identified and located. It was confirmed that there was no one inside the residence at the time, however the family cat died as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the RCMP and the Fire Marshal's Office however preliminary indications are that the fire originated in the garage in which a vehicle was parked.

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Contact information

Constable Mark Lynch
East Prince RCMP
902-436-9300

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