Se­niors’ home fire

The Compass - - NEWS - EMER­GEN­CIES editor@CBN­com­

A fire early Fri­day morn­ing in Old Per­li­can caused ex­ten­sive dam­age to a se­niors’ home.

Ac­cord­ing to a Trin­ity Conception RCMP news re­lease, all res­i­dents of Bay de Verde Penin­sula Manor were safely evac­u­ated. The Cana­dian Red Cross, fam­ily mem­bers and the Town of Old Per­li­can were as­sist­ing dis­placed res­i­dents of the home.

Mem­bers of the Old Per­li­can Fire Depart­ment man­aged to get the fire un­der con­trol that same morn­ing. It was re­ported shortly be­fore 6 a.m. Fri­day.

Po­lice were at the scene to in­ves­ti­gate the cause of the fire.

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