Townhome catches fire in Morrisburg


On Friday evening, around 7 p.m., fire broke out in one of the townhomes on Victoria Crescent in Morrisburg.

According to South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services chief Chris McDonough, both the Morrisburg and Williamsburg stations were dispatched to the call.

“Upon fire crews arrival, there were flames and heavy smoke coming from the rear of the home. The crew began an aggressive attack on the kitchen area.”

“The fire crews did a excellent job of extinguishing the fire and ensuring the damage did not spread to the adjoining units on either side,” said McDonough.

He also informed that there were no injuries reported and that damage is estimated at approximately $40,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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