Erica Nickason Death – Obituary: Gravenhurst Fire Victim Identified

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Erica Nickason Death – Obituary: Gravenhurst Fire Victim Identified

The Barrie Ontario Provincial police have identified the victim of a fire at a multi-unit complex in Gravenhurst.

The victim of the multi-unit complex in Gravenhurst has been identified as 50 year old Erica Nickason. Her family told CTV News on Tuesday, 311st August that she did not make it  out of the building as the blaze raged. The police confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that  the autopsy report showed that Nickason died of smoke inhalation in the fire.

Investigators said no one else was seriously injured but 18 residents were displaced and in need of temporary housing following the fire.

The Bracebridge Crime Unit is investigating the cause of the fire under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch with the Fire Marshal’s Office.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPP or Crime Stoppers.