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Home heavily damaged by fire

KAWARTHA LAKES-A tragedy for a local family tonight as their home has been heavily damaged by fire right before Thanksgiving.

The call came in just before noon today for a garage fire on Laird Drive just off of Snug Harbour Road. Fire officials believe the fire started in the garage and then spread to the home. Crews from at least three halls were called to battle the blaze.

Damaged is extimated to be $250,000-$300,000. District Chief Dave Kish told Kawartha 411 News that two people and their dog have been displaced.  No one was injured.

The Victoria County Disaster Trust Fund is assisting the family.

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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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