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(Simcoe, Norfolk County) On April 3, 2014 at approximately 12:16 pm Norfolk County Fire & Rescue Services responded to a reported structure fire at 1468 McDowell Road East.

Upon arrival firefighters discovered heavy smoke coming from the second story of the dwelling.  Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control.

Norfolk County fire stations 1 (Simcoe), 3 (Waterford) and 5 (Delhi) responded to the scene.

Damage to the house is estimated at $150,000. The cause of the fire is undetermined.  One adult member of the family was home at the time of the fire and was able to escape quickly and without injury after being alerted to the fire by the homes working smoke alarms.  No firefighters were injured during the operation.

For more information on how your family can be safe from fire, please contact our fire prevention bureau at 519 426 4115 ext. 2402 weekdays between 8:30am and 4:30pm or visit our web-site at norfolkcountyfire.ca.


Scott Pipe
Fire Prevention Officer
Norfolk County Fire & Rescue Services
95 Culver Street
Simcoe, ON
N3Y 2V5
Tel: (519) 426-4115 ext. 2402
Fax: (519) 426-4140

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