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House Fire on Middle Line

Date of Incident: 2021-12-06

Time of Call: 14:30

Address of Incident: 8067 Middle Line

Responding Stations:
               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

Cause: Undetermined

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