Springwater Township / December 22, 2016 – At approximately 2:30 am on Thursday, December 22, 2016, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to an industrial fire on Ronald Road in Minesing.
All four stations in Springwater attended and mutual aid was requested from Tiny Township and Clearview Township. Approximately 45 firefighters attended the scene.
Upon arrival, crews discovered a fully-involved shed fire, which quickly spread to a machine shop on the property. Crews immediately established a defensive attack and worked on protecting multiple exposures using hydrants and a 7 tanker shuttle rotation. The fire was brought under control at 8:00 am. Firefighters remain on scene addressing hotspots.
The building has been deemed a complete loss with over $1 million in damage. The Ontario Fire Marshalls Office has been contacted as a result of the dollar loss. No injuries have been reported.
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