Fire and emergency services busy on long weekend


The South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services was kept very busy this past weekend answering to motor vehicle collisions on and off Highway 401.

According to chief Chris McDonough, “we had a two vehicle MVC (motor vehicle collision) on Friday morning (May 18th) on the 401 with no injuries.”

On Sunday, May 20th, he reported a “vehicle fire on the 401 about 3 a.m.” and then on Sunday afternoon there was a “motorcycle on the on-ramp to Morrisburg with minor injuries.”

On Monday, May 21st, in the afternoon, “we had a serious MVC rollover on the 401 west of Morrisburg. One patient was airlifted with serious injuries and four others were transported by land ambulance.”

“We also had a tractor fire on Carman Road at the same time, north of Iroquois. The tractor was fully engulfed upon arrival. There were no injuries.”

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