A fire engulfs a home on Tundra Ridge in Iqaluit Friday afternoon. Firefighters, RCMP and other emergency personnel attend the scene.
Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo

Within two hours, a home on Tundra Ridge in Iqaluit burned down to its pilings Friday afternoon.

RCMP on the scene said no-one was injured.

Smoke billowed from the area beginning around 2:00 p.m., as sirens echoed in the capital. By 4:00 p.m., all that remained left were smouldering pilings.

Firefighters, RCMP and other emergency personnel attended the scene.

Firefighters attend the scene of a fire on Tundra Ridge Friday afternoon.
Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo
Firefighters, RCMP and other emergency personnel attend the scene.
Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo
Smoke billows from the Tundra Ridge area Friday afternoon.
Michele LeTourneau/NNSL photo

More to follow.

 

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Michele LeTourneau

Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following...