Fatal house fire in Malagash, Nova Scotia claims life of 89-year-old man

Malagash, Nova Scotia – At 7:39 p.m. Tuesday night, members of Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a fatal house fire on Highway 6 in Malagash. Upon arrival at the scene a 89-year-old man from Malagash was found deceased inside the home. A 70-year-old woman from Malagash was found outside the house and transported by EHS to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No one else was inside the residence at the time.

(File Photo) Firefighter

The RCMP along with the Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. The cause of the fire is not believed to be suspicious at this time, however the investigation is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victims at this difficult time.

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Nova Scotia RCMP

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