Saugeen First Nation house destroyed by fire
(SAUGEEN FIRST NATION - ON) – A house on 2nd Avenue South between 19th Street South and Ida Street in Saugeen First Nation was destroyed by fire, Feb. 9.
According to a news release issued by Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the owner of the residence was contacted and reported no one was in the residence.
Bruce Peninsula OPP along with the South Bruce Peninsula Fire Department and Bruce County Emergency Medical Services, responded to a house fire at 4:15 p.m.
2nd Avenue was closed from French Bay Road to 16th Street South and police requested the public to avoid the area to allow emergency services to continue their work on scene. The road reopened Feb. 10 around 1:00 p.m.
At the time of publication, the investigation was in the early stages and the estimated amount of damage and cause of the fire had not yet been determined.