A trailer fire that claimed the lives of a family of six in northern Nova Scotia was declared accidental by the provincial fire department.
In an email, a spokeswoman for the provincial Emergency Management Office says the fire was determined to be small but smoky and generated “a lot of smoke and fumes.”
The spokeswoman, Susan Mader Zinck, says the investigation is over.
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The bodies of the Amherst, NS family were found last Sunday after fire broke out in their Passport Ultra Lite trailer in a remote wooded area in Millvale, NS.
The victims were identified as Robert Jorge (RJ) Sears, 30, his partner, Michelle Robertson, 28, and their four children, Madison, 11, Robert Ryder, 8, Jaxson, 4, and Colin (CJ), 3. .
Subsequently, the city of Amherst placed a memorial to the family to allow loved ones and residents to pay their respects.
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This Canadian Press report was first published on September 17, 2021.
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