Cat Lake First Nation's nursing station burns down, leaving remote community without health-care hub

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Cat Lake First Nation’s nursing station has burned down, leaving the remote northwestern Ontario community without a central access point to health-care services.

Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) confirmed that a fire broke out at the Margaret Gray Nursing Station Saturday night just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

“When officers arrived, they observed smoke and visible flames coming from the community’s nursing station. Officers remained at the scene and assisted community members attempting to extinguish the fire,” NAPS said in a news release issued Sunday afternoon.

“At 11:46 p.m., it was deemed too dangerous to continue fire suppression efforts. The building appears to be

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