PENOBSQUIS, N.B.- An elderly couple escaped unhurt from a fire that gutted their mobile home on Boxing Day near Sussex.


The Canadian Red Cross says the blaze at 5 Penobsquis Loop Road  broke out around 5:30 a.m.


They say a volunteer firefighter receive a minor injury when a medical oxygen tank exploded inside the home.


The couple is staying with family in the community.


The cause of the fire is not yet known.