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One Home Destroyed Another Damaged In Early Morning Fire In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue is on the scene of a residential fire in Lindsay this morning.

Fire Chief Terry Jones told Kawartha 411 News the fire has been deemed suspicious and the Kawartha Lakes Police Service is investigating. The Ontario Fire Marshal has also been called in to investigate.

Courtesy Derek Craig

Two homes were impacted with one fully involved when fire crews arrived on site on Russell Street East in Lindsay at approximately 2am. Jones says the second home had approximately $50,000 in damages.

Two people in the basement managed to escape the fire uninjured due to working smoke alarms. Chief Jones says this is a reminder to residents to ensure they have working alarms and to check them regularly.

 

 

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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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