Erica Curtis-Nickason 50, of Gravenhurst. dies of suffocation in the Gravenhurst fire outbreak

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Erica Curtis-Nickason death – obituary, cause of death : Erica Curtis-Nickason 50, of Gravenhurst. has died. she passed away as a result of smoke inhalation in the structure fire on 31, of August, 2021.

Erica was involved in an inferno which raised down a building that was decimated at Gravenhurst home where multiple families lived killing her and displacing others. reports say the fire started at approximately 2:34 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

OPP officers, responded to the distress call about a possible fire out break accompanied by the Gravenhurst and Bracebridge fire departments and Muskoka EMS arrived at the multi-unit complex on First Street South in Gravenhurst. In a statement posted to social media, Gravenhurst Mayor Paul Kelly said: “It is with heartfelt sorrow, that we find out that the fire today on First Street claimed the life of a Gravenhurst resident. “Our community grieves this loss with family and friends. I want to thank our Fire Dept. and all First Responders for their incredible efforts and support.”

Investigations have commenced under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, with assistance from the OPP Forensic Identification Services, the Office of the Fire Marshal, the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

The 50 years old had been married to Justin Curtis since June 25, 2016. Her husband confirmed the reports that his beloved wife Erica didn’t make it out of the burning fire. Erica was a graduate from Bracebridge / Muskoka Lakes Secondary Ontario, Canada.

Funeral Arrangements are yet to be disclosed by her family

She will be truly missed.