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Five acres of grass and brush burn near Bobcaygeon

KAWARTHA LAKES-Five acres of grass and brush burned on Maple Grove Trail between Bobcaygeon and Dunsford on Monday afternoon.

Crews were called to the blaze at approximately 2:30pm. Firefighters from Dunsford, Ops and Bobcaygeon were called in to help extinguish the flames and keep the fire from spreading further.

Deputy Chief Ron Raymer told Kawartha 411 that the homeowner had a burn permit but the fire got away on him. There were no injuries and no damage to property.

With the dry conditions Raymer is reminding residents to keep a close eye when burning and not leave fires unattended.



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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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