Fatal structure fire near Redfish on the West Arm

Nelson, BC: On Wednesday April 8th at 05:03 the Balfour Harrop Fire Department, with mutual aid from North Shore Fire responded to an emergency call regarding a structure fire near Redfish on the West Arm. BC Ambulance, RCMP and the BC Coroners Service also attended the scene. One fatality has been confirmed. The cause of the fire is undetermined and is under investigation by the RCMP, BC Coroners Service and the RDCK Fire Service.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government that serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit www.rdck.ca


For further information, please contact:

Nora Hannon
Regional Fire Chief
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Tel: (250) 352-8189
Email: nhannon@rdck.bc.ca 

For media enquiries:

Public Information Officer
RDCK Emergency Operations Centre
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Email: eocinfo@rdck.bc.ca 

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