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24 St George Street Chatham

Date of Incident: 2023-09-19

Time of Call: 21:25

Address of Incident: 24 St George Street Chatham

Responding Stations:
Station #1 - Chatham
Station #2 - Chatham 

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Type of Building: Multiunit Dwelling

Comments on incident/response: Pumper 1, Ladder 2, Ladder 1 and Command 1 from Station #1 and #2 – Chatham, responded to 24 St George Street at 9:25pm Tuesday evening for a reported structure fire in a multiunit home. 4 people were transported to hospital by Chatham-Kent EMS, and one person was pronounced deceased on scene. Victim Service was also on scene to assist those who were affected by the fire. Chatham-Kent Fire and Chatham-Kent Police remain on scene. The OFM is current enroute to investigate.

"Crews will be returning to the area tomorrow to conduct an After the Fire Reassurance Campaign – to speak to neighbours about fire safety and check alarms,” explains Assistant Chief Adam Walters. “Our thoughts are with the families and the entire community following this loss.”

No further details will be released at this time.