Posts Tagged ‘fire’

  • Two fires in C-K

    Jun 24, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials aren’t sure of the cause of a Sunday evening fire at an abandoned industrial building in West Kent. The fire took place shortly after 9 p.m. on Erie St. South in Romney Township, fire officials say, and crews from Tilbury and...

  • Fire guts O’Neil St. home

    Jun 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials blame careless smoking at the likely cause of a fire that gutted an O’Neil Street home in Chatham Wednesday. Officials say the fire began about 1 p.m. A neighbour noticed flames on the exterior of the home and notified the...

  • Shed fire suspicious

    May 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police continue to investigate a fire on Park Street from Tuesday night. According to police, a CN Rail utility shed caught fire Tuesday evening. It suffered about $10,000 in damage. No one was hurt. But investigators say the fire is suspicious....

  • Teens charged with arson

    Apr 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two Chatham youths face arson charges after someone set a dumpster ablaze and started a fire in a washroom on the weekend. Police say about 9:40 p.m. on Saturday night, emergency crews responded to a dumpster fire on Beatty Street. The fire was quickly doused...

  • Eggstravaganza returns

    Apr 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    First responders in Chatham-Kent invite parents to bring their young ones to Kingston Park on Easter Monday (April 22), for the third annual Easter Eggstravaganza. This is a free event geared to families with children aged 0-10. The Eggstravaganza runs from...

  • One charged with arson

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

    A woman is charged with setting a fire in her apartment in a fourplex in Chatham. The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon on Wellington Street. No one was home at the time of the fire. With the assistance of the Office of the Fire Marshall, police say they...

  • Investigation continues into Tuesday fire

    Apr 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Yesterday’s afternoon fire at a fourplex in Chatham now has the police investigating. No one was home at the fire on Wellington Street, which broke out about 1:30 p.m. The Office of the Fire Marshal will be on scene today to assist Chatham-Kent police’s...

  • No one hurt in afternoon fire

    Apr 2, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A fire this afternoon at a fourplex in Chatham remains under investigation. Fire officials say the blaze broke out shortly before 1:30 p.m. and firefighters from stations 1 and 2 responded. When crews arrived, several residents were already out of the...

  • Fire sends two to hospital

    Apr 2, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    An overnight fire on Patteson Avenue in Chatham did about $50,000 damage to a home and sent two people to hospital. The Office of the Fire Marshall is investigating in the wake of the fire, which was first spotted by a police officer driving by the home who...

  • 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...