House Fire on Middle Line
Date of Incident: 2021-12-06
Time of Call: 14:30
Address of Incident: 8067 Middle Line
Station #12 - Harwich North
Station #15 - Raleigh North
Station #16 - Raleigh South
Station #17 - Merlin
Station #18 - Blenheim
Type of Incident: Structure Fire
Type of Building: Residential
Approximate Loss: 400000
Comments on cause: At approximately 2:30 pm this afternoon, Station 16 - Raleigh South was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 8067 Middle Line. One occupant was rescued from the second storey by 3 off-duty firefighters who were first on scene.
When fire crews arrived on scene they found an attached garage fully engulfed and had extended into the home.
Heavy smoke and high winds hampered firefighting efforts and forced crews to perform defensive operations.
Stations #18 - Blenheim, #17 - Merlin, and tanker support from Stations #15 - Raleigh North and #12 - Harwich North were also on scene to assist.
No injuries, damage estimated at $400,000. The cause is undetermined.
Name of Person Releasing Information: Whitney Burk
Name of Contact Person For More Information: Whitney Burk
Phone Number: 519-436-3270