Fire destroys NAPS Bearskin Lake detachment
Tim Brody - Editor
The cause of a fire which destroyed the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service Bearskin Lake Detachment on March 15 is under investigation.
There were no people in custody at the time of the fire and no one was injured in the blaze. Arson is not suspected.
“The current realities with regard to limited resources due to the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus will today (March 17) affect any estimations on the completion of both the investigation and the opening date of the new detachment that is currently under construction,” NAPS shared in a news release.
“People who need the police in Bearskin Lake First Nation may call cellular number 807-633-4936. This number is the regular cellular contact for NAPS Police Bearskin Lake Detachment. Additionally, local community members may approach the police for assistance,” the news release concluded.