N.S. RCMP say human remains were found following fire on island

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LITTLE RIVER HARBOUR, N.S. — RCMP in southern Nova Scotia say human remains have been found after a fire broke out on a small island near Little River Harbour.

The Mounties say police received the call for help from Upper Calf Island in the early hours of Friday morning and found that a campsite caught on fire while two men were camping there.

One man was able to escape but the other was unaccounted for.

Human remains were found in the rubble of the fire on Saturday.

The RCMP say the fire burned itself out as authorities were responding to the blaze.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 12, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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