Cause of deadly holiday house fire remains undetermined

The cause of a deadly holiday house fire that claimed the life a well-known Yellowknifer remains undetermined as investigators continue to probe the blaze. “The Office of the Fire Marshal continues to investigate the circumstances of the fire originating at 51A Avenue,” NWT fire marshal Chucker Dewar told Yellowknifer Thursday morning. Andrew Debogorsk, 32, was...
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As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at