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Fire destroys a home on River Drive

By Tim Davidson May 22, 2023 | 10:48 AM

Members of the Kenora Fire and Emergency Services department are back on scene this morning after a house fire last night on River Drive

The initial call came from OPP staff who discovered the fire on patrol at 9:30 pm.

The fie department responded to find heavy smoke in the building and flames visible at the roof line.

Fire fighters tried to make entry into the house but had difficulty with the number of items in the home.

Command pulled all staff from the building and started a defensive attack.

The fire was declared under control at approximately 1 am.

The fire department responded with five fire trucks and 14 staff.

No one was at home at the time of the fire but the structure, and its contents, are a total loss.

The origin and cause are under investigation.


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