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Working Smoke Alarms Help Save Lake of Bays Occupants During House Fire

Working Smoke Alarms Help Save Lake of Bays Occupants During House Fire

Posted: 2022-07-25 09:41:49 By: thebay

On Sunday July 24th shortly before 6:30 am, crews from Baysville Station #4 with assistance from Algonquin Highlands and Huntsville responded to a reported structure fire east of Baysville on Hwy 117. Upon arrival, crews were met with heavy fire involvement at the front of the building which had already spread into the roof structure.

Fire Chief Gary Monahan said that “With the early warning of the smoke alarms sounding, the occupants were able to safely evacuate the building”

There were no injuries and the cause and circumstances are currently under investigation. Damage is estimated to be $400,000.