Man dies in residential fire in Bonavista

On September 24, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Bonavista RCMP responded to a fire at a two-apartment building on Rutherford Crescent in Bonavista.

The Bonavista Fire Department was on scene and able to get the fire under control.

A 63-year-old man, who resided on the ground level, was found deceased inside the home. Two other occupants from the second level apartment were able to escape safely.

The RCMP investigation continues with assistance from the Fire Commissioner’s Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.