POLITICS

Child dies, two survive, following house fire in remote Arctic hamlet

05/15/2015 04:26 EDT | Updated 05/15/2016 05:59 EDT
IGLOOLIK, Nunavut - One child is dead after a fire in a housing block in a remote Arctic hamlet.

Another child and a man remain in hospital following the blaze this morning in Igloolik, along Canada's northeastern coastline.

Fire and police crews responded to a multi-unit dwelling about 8 a.m. Friday.

No injuries were reported in adjoining units.

The victims haven't been identified and RCMP say they are not releasing more information.