UPDATE: Fire under control in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, state of emergency lifted

Posted: April 20, 2024 8:50 am | Last Updated: April 20th, 2024 11:48 am
By Web Team

The RCMP are advising the public that the fires in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and on the Canadian Forces Base are now under control and there is no current risk of an explosion. The state of emergency has also been lifted and residents can return to their properties.

Hamilton River Road, between Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Sheshatshiu, is now open for travel.

Firefighters battled the blaze throughout the night as it caused extensive damage to a number of commercial structures. No one was injured.

Residents who were displaced from their properties during the fire are now permitted to return to their homes.  Non-residents of the following streets are asked to avoid the area while firefighters and investigators continue their work:

  • Halifax Street
  • Toronto Street
  • Winnipeg Street
  • Ottawa Avenue
  • London Street

A Fire Scene Investigator with Fire Services Division of Justice and Public Safety attends the scene today to continue with the investigation.

Video below taken from Facebook


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