Posts Tagged ‘fire’

  • Horse barn burns near Tilbury

    Mar 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No animals were hurt in an early morning barn fire on the weekend near Tilbury. Firefighters from five stations fought the blaze, which did an estimated $225,000 damage to a horse barn on Hornick Line. Fire officials say the owner rose early on Saturday...

  • Frosty fires

    Feb 4, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Before we came out of our deep freeze, a couple of fires broke out as homeowners tried to defeat the frost. On Friday afternoon, a man was trying to thaw out frozen pipes with an electric heater and a handheld heat gun, when the wall caught fire in the Front...

  • Barn fire near Blenheim

    Jan 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Firefighters from Blenheim and Ridgetown battled a barn fire on the weekend. But it was more a matter of keeping the flames from spreading to a nearby house, workshop and garage than saving the barn. The firefighters arrived shortly after midnight early...

  • Fire guts Colborne St. home

    Jan 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Fire ravaged a home on Colborne Street in Chatham this morning. Firefighters from Station 1 responded shortly after 1 a.m. after receiving a call that a couch was on fire. By the time they arrived, the fire had spread quickly to the front porch and parts of...

  • House fire in Tilbury

    Jan 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No one was injured in a house fire in Tilbury shortly after midnight, but the home was ravaged. Fire officials say the owner of the home on Massey Drive noticed flames on the exterior of the home above the garage and called 911. Firefighters from Station 19,...

  • Arson on Gray Street

    Dec 19, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A Chatham man faces arson charges following a suspicious vehicle fire on Gray Street early Tuesday morning. Police say that around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning officers located their suspect. A 48-year-old Chatham man is charged with arson...

  • Fire in storage unit devastates family

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A recent fire in a Wallaceburg storage facility has left some families devastated after losing the entire contents to flames and water damage. According to the Chatham-Kent Police Service, a 28-unit storage facility, Wallaceburg Mini Storage on Gillard...

  • Pay attention to what’s cooking

    Aug 7, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Unattended cooking is being blamed as the cause of a $150,000 fire in Wallaceburg Monday night. Fire officials say the fire broke out in a multi-residential building late Monday evening. Crews arrived and saw thick smoke coming from the building. Firefighters...

  • No injuries in weekend fire

    Aug 7, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No one was injured on Sunday morning when an abandoned house in Moraviantown went up in flames. Fire officials say two stations responded to the call about 7 a.m. Sunday for a fire on 14527 River Line. The crews battled the heat to keep the fire from...

  • Fire ban lifted in C-K

    Jul 24, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Area residents who haven’t been able to enjoy open-air campfires the past two weeks are in luck as the fire ban in Chatham-Kent was lifted as of Monday afternoon. Chatham-Kent Fire Emergency Service (CKFES) officials were assessing the effect of rain on the...