(Huntsville/Lake of Bays, ON) Around 11:39 a.m. on February 14, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Fighters responded to a structure fire on North Waseosa Lake Road in Huntsville.  Crews from Station 1 Huntsville and Station 3 Hillside, including 20 firefighters and five trucks, responded to the event.


Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a working fire in the kitchen. Fire crews acted quickly to contain the fire and avoid the flames spreading to other parts of the home. The fire has been extinguished and there is no danger to neighboring properties.


One person was transported to the hospital. The Office of the Fire Marshal has been contacted and will be conducting an investigation into the cause and origin of the fire.


The Fire Department wants to remind residents to stay alert when cooking, and don’t wear loose clothing or place flammable materials near the heat source. Don’t leave the kitchen when you are frying, broiling, or grilling foods.




For more information contact:

Steve Markham
Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department
Public Education/Fire Prevention Officer
705-789-5201 x 3609