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Yellowknife’s Simpson House briefly evacuated over reports of smoke

Last modified: January 7, 2021 at 8:03pm


An apartment complex in downtown Yellowknife was briefly evacuated on Thursday evening after reports of smoke inside.

A fire crew arrived outside Simpson House shortly before 7:30pm following a call to 9-1-1 and a separate report from Arctic Alarm.

There were no immediate reports of injuries and no smoke was visible from the adjacent street.

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By 8pm, firefighters had completed their examination of the building and left the scene, with residents allowed to return.

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