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NORFOLK COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES

Headquarters

Simcoe, Ontario

Fire Chief – Terry Dicks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               FROM: Ken Sheridan

DATE: February 4, 2013                                                       Fire Prevention Officer

TIME:  12:00 pm                                                                     (519) 426-4115 ext. 2402

 

 

(Norfolk County) On February 3, 2013 at approximately 2:30 pm Norfolk County Fire & Rescue Services responded to a reported structure fire located at 2465 1st Concession Road STR.

 

Upon arrival firefighters discovered heavy smoke and flames coming from a two storey single family dwelling. Firefighters battled the blaze for approximately 2 hours before bringing the fire under control.  No injuries to the residents have been reported and no firefighters were injured during the operation.

 

Norfolk County fire stations 5 (Delhi), 6 (Courtland) and 7 (Langton) and Station 8 (Fairground) were dispatched.

 

Damage to the home and its contents is estimated at $250,000. The cause of the blaze is undetermined at this time and is still being investigated.

 

Unfortunately a family pet did not survive the blaze.

 

For more information on fire safety, contact our Fire Prevention bureau at 519 426 4115 ext. 2402, weekdays between 8:30am and 4:30pm or visit our web-site at www.norfolkcountyfire.ca.

 

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Ken Sheridan

Fire Prevention Officer

Norfolk County Fire & Rescue Services

95 Culver Street

Simcoe, ON

 

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