August 30, 2014 4:45 pm

$1 Million damage in West Hawk Inn fire

Fire at West Hawk Lake Inn on Friday, August 29, 2014


Fire officials have tallied up the cost of damage during Friday’s  blaze in the Whiteshell.

Damage to the West Hawk Inn is pegged at over 1 million dollars.

Flames tore through the popular hotel, bar, and attached restaurant.

Fire Chief Bruce Morrison says the building is a total loss.  The cause of the blaze is yet to be determined.  Initial investigation shows there could be an electrical problem.

There was no one inside the building at the time.  The massive fire came just one day before the Inn’s biggest party of the year.


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