Bay Roberts RCMP investigates fire at former Lions Club building in Shearstown

December 29, 2022
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release


A building is engulfed in flames at night. Water is being deployed overtop the building from the ladder of a fire truck.
A building is completely destroyed by fire. Water is being sprayed on the remaining structure. Fire trucks are visible in the background.

Bay Roberts RCMP is investigating an early morning fire that occurred on December 24, 2022, at the former Lions Club building in Shearstown and is seeking assistance from the public.

Shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve, police received the report of the fire and attended the scene. The vacated building was engulfed in flames and was completely destroyed by the fire.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone having information about this incident or any suspicious activities leading up to the fire is asked to contact Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers: #SayItHere 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit or use the P3Tips app.


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