Hay River RCMP ask public for highrise fire photos and video
Police investigating the Hay River highrise fire are asking residents to submit photos and video they took of the incident.
Hay River highrise residents scramble to retrieve belongings
Displaced occupants of the Hay River highrise race to retrieve their possessions as they are allowed, briefly, to return home and salvage important items.
Hay River milk carton igloo melts (helped by baseball bat)
Teira Arnault said it took her 600 milk cartons and three weeks to build the igloo – then she took a baseball bat to it on Sunday, when it started to melt.
‘Months, if ever’ till highrise residents are able to return
Residents of the fire-damaged Hay River highrise have been told it could be months until they are allowed to once again live there – if that happens at all.
Plagued by false alarms, highrise residents ignored fire
For years, the Hay River building’s alarms have rung out for no reason – to the point where residents began ignoring them. On Friday, a fire broke out for real.
Fire forces Hay River highrise evacuation, no injuries reported
The fire began between 2pm and 2:30pm on Friday afternoon. The cause and severity of the fire are not immediately known.