Date of Release:  November 23, 2012

(Mishkeegogamang, ON)  On Friday, November 23, 2012, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service received a report of a residential fire that occurred at 159 Sandy Road, Mishkeegogamang First Nation.

The fire is currently under investigation by the NAPS North West Region Crime Unit and detachment with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police North West Region Forensic Identification Unit based out of Kenora and the Ontario Fire Marshall.

Further details will be released as they become available.  At this time, there is no confirmation of any deaths or injuries.

Mishkeegogamang First Nation is approximately 315 km northwest of Thunder Bay. 

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Cell 807-629-4807 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario