Argyle Municipal Council Holds Moment Of Silence For Victims Of Pubnico Head Fire

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 05:58 AM

Argyle Municipal council held a moment of silence last night for the four children who died in the weekend fire in Pubnico Head.

Everyone attending last night's regular council meeting stood following a statement read by Warden Richard Donaldson.

"We offer are deepest condolences to those affected by the fire in Pubnico Heads. It is a an incident so tragic, it is almost unspeakable. Our community, our province and our nation are deeply saddened."

The Municipality of Argyle has opened trust accounts at the Credit Union and Royal Bank of Canada under the name 'Pubnico Fire Relief Fund.'

Anyone can make a donation at any Credit Union or RBC branch in Atlantic Canada under that name.

Meanwhile, three funeral homes in the area, Sweeny's, Huskilson's and West Pubnico have agreed to look after costs associated with funeral services.

Also last night at a meeting of the Tri-County Regional School Board, a moment of silence was held in memory of the victims of the fire.