Nanaimo Structure Fire Fatality

One person succumbed to early morning structure fire


Shortly after 5:00 this morning, Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews responded to a structure fire in a mobile home at Petroglyph Mobile Home Park on Chase River Road. Upon arrival, the mobile home was fully involved in fire. Tragically, one adult did not escape, and succumbed to the fire.

RCMP and fire investigators are on the scene and will work together with the Coroner to conduct the investigation.

Strategic Link: The City of Nanaimo is committed to public safety.

Key Points

  • One person deceased in structure fire.
  • The mobile home was fully involved in fire upon arrival of Fire Rescue crews.
  • Fire Investigators, RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating.


"Fire deaths are a rare occurrence in Nanaimo. Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the deceased."

Fire Chief
Nanaimo Fire Rescue


Ennis Mond
Chief Fire Prevention Officer
Nanaimo Fire Rescue

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