The Otter Lake Thorne Fire department responded to a fire at Escapade Eskimo on Friday at approximately 5am. The investigation is currently underway. The department has already determined the location of the beginning of the fire but not the cause as of yet. As confirmed by the Fire Chief, Denis Chaussé, there were no injuries that occurred during the Fire.
According to Chaussé, the two buildings involved in the fire were lost at 90%. CHIP 101.9 also got in touch with the owners of Escapade Eskimo, who said that they are still waiting on the insurance and the results of the investigation. Without knowing the cause of the fire, the couple still have plans to be operational by the winter, to what degree will depend on the insurance.
A help page on Facebook was recently created by one of their neighbors under the name Escapade Eskimo rebuild.More details on this subject will be available soon.