One Person Hurt After Fire In Lake Of Bays


Around 3:08 pm on October 23, 2023, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire on Point Ideal Road in Lake of Bays. Station 2 Port Cunnington was first on scene to a 30 ft x 60 ft detached outbuilding with heavy fire and smoke visible.

The initial crew began an aggressive fire attack and assisted a male occupant from the building. The occupant received burns to a large portion of their upper body and was immediately transported to Huntsville District Memorial Hospital by paramedics. The patient has since been airlifted to Toronto and is in stable condition.

Additional crews from Station 3 Hillside, Station 1 Huntsville, and Station 4 Baysville participated in containing the fire which was brought under control by 5:15 pm.

The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department would like to remind residents to have safety measures in place when working with combustible liquids. Work in a well-ventilated area with a proper means of egress and have a Class B fire extinguisher on hand. In the event of a fire, immediately exit the building and call 911 for assistance.


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