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Mother and son dead after house fire in Digby, N.S.

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DIGBY, N.S. – Two people are dead after a house fire early Saturday in Digby, N.S.

In a brief interview, Digby fire chief Robert Morgan says units were called to a fire in the town’s south end just before 6 a.m.

Morgan says the entire back end of the house was engulfed in flames and there was heavy smoke by the time firefighters arrived.

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He says two bodies were eventually found inside the home – one upstairs and one on the ground floor.

Morgan says the victims are believed to be a mother and her adult son.

There is no immediate cause for the fire and Morgan says the provincial fire marshal is assisting with the investigation.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 20, 2021.

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