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Fire Destroys Cottage

Posted: 2018-07-09 07:21:13 By: hbr

The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to an address on South Portage Rd. in Lake of Bays for a reported structure fire early this morning at approximately 2:30am.

The first arriving crews reported a fully involved structure and requested additional equipment to help battle the blaze.

The Fire Dept says the single storey cottage was totally destroyed but crews were able to keep the fire from spreading to nearby buildings.

The cottage was unoccupied at the time and was undergoing renovations. 

The cause of the fire is listed as undetermined due to the extent of damage to the building.  Damage is estimated at 350,000.