House fire fatality in Nanoose Bay

Oceanside

2023-03-30 07:46 PDT

File # Oceanside RCMP 2023-2978

Oceanside RCMP News Release

One person has died in an early morning house fire on Wednesday morning.

On March 29, 2023 at approximately 5:00 a.m. local fire departments and Oceanside RCMP responded to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay. Upon arrival, first responders learned that one of the residents may have still been inside the house which was fully engulfed.

Unfortunately, once the fire was extinguished, one person was located deceased inside the residence. 

Criminality has been excluded as a related cause of the fire. The investigation into the exact origin and cause of the fire continues in conjunction with the Office of the Fire Commissioner and the BC Coroners Service.

Released by

Sgt. Shane Worth
Media Relations Officer
Oceanside RCMP
421 Pym Street North, Parksville, BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-947-6537

Email: shane.worth@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: bc-cb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/oceanside (English only)

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