Cat dies in Mur­ray Har­bour fire

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - NEWS - MUR­RAY HAR­BOUR

An elec­tri­cal fault in a wa­ter pump caused a fire that killed a fam­ily’s cat in Mur­ray Har­bour this morn­ing.

The Mur­ray Har­bour and Mur­ray River fire de­part­ments were called to the fire in a sin­gle­fam­ily dwelling.

They man­aged to con­tain it to the base­ment with min­i­mal fire dam­age to the rest of the home, but there was smoke and wa­ter dam­age.

There were three res­i­dents home at the time and they all man­aged to es­cape with no in­juries. A cat died in the fire. The fire mar­shal’s of­fice said the fire started near the home’s wa­ter pump be­cause of an elec­tri­cal fault in its mo­tor.

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