Posted on 06/19/2015, 1:44 pm, by mySteinbach

On June 16, 2015, just after 5am, Selkirk RCMP responded to a structure fire of an unoccupied apartment building on Mercy Street in Selkirk, Manitoba.


Apartment building destroyed by fire on Mercy Street in Selkirk, Manitoba.

When officers arrived on scene, the apartment was fully engulfed and local fire crews were trying to keep the blaze from spreading to the adjacent apartment building. All occupants of the adjacent building were evacuated.

RCMP report that the original structure was completely consumed by the flames and is a total loss. The adjacent building sustained minimal damage and residents were permitted back inside the building later that morning.

There were no injuries reported in this incident and the Office of the Fire Commissioner is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

RCMP are asking that anyone with information about this incident to contact the Selkirk RCMP at 204-482-1222 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at or text TIPMAN plus your message to CRIMES(274637).