Kirker Rd. house fire

A Kirker Road house was destroyed by fire August 8.

North Dundas firefighters were the first on scene and found the house fire fully involved upon arrival, according to Chris McDonough, Fire Chief of South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services. Firefighters from the Iroquois and Williamsburg stations also responded to the call and the blaze was under control in about 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

McDonough says the home was a complete loss, with damages estimated at about $140,000.

No one was home at the time of the fire. One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

Under an automatic aid agreement with North Dundas, fire calls from a portion of South Dundas, including the Kirker Road area, North Dundas firefighters are the first responders.

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