Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Update: Cause of Wallaceburg blaze undermined

(Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services)

An estimated $30,000 was caused after an early morning blaze on Thursday at a home located at 3097 Dufferin Ave. in Wallaceburg.

Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services officials said the cause is undetermined.

“Crews arrived on scene to find no visible signs of smoke,” stated Whitney Burk, public safety officer, in a media release.

“Firefighters entered the home to investigate and met high heat and heavy smoke on the upper level. Crews quickly knocked down the fire and contained it from spreading. All residences exited the home safely. There was significant smoke damage to the home.”

Firefighters from Station #3 in Wallaceburg and Station #2 in Chatham responded to the blaze.

Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services officials are reminding residents to have working smoke alarms on every level of your home.

If you need assistance with your alarms, request a CHiRP Check by calling 519-360-1998 or by visiting

(Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services)

Original story: Details are limited at the moment, after a blaze on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services officials tweeted that crews responded to a fire at 3097 Dufferin Ave. early Thursday morning, July 12.

Fire officials say there are no injuries to report and there will be more information to come.

We’ll update this story as new information becomes available.

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