Burlington street closed due to house fire
Published July 27, 2021 at 1:26 am
A house fire in Burlington that is considered suspicious led to a residential street being blocked off on Monday night (July 26).
According to reports online, a home on Maple Avenue caught fire. The Burlington Fire Department was on the scene and the Halton Regional Police Service said that it had closed the avenue between Thorpe Road and Richmond Road. The home is occupied, but no one was inside at the time.
Traffic Alert – Maple Av close to all traffic between Thorpe & Richmond for house fire. Burlington Fire on scene. Update will be provide when reopened. ^jwf
— HRPS Burlington (@HRPSBurl) July 27, 2021
UPDATE: Damages have been estimated at $250,000 and the Ontario Fire Marshal will reportedly be on scene to investigate a supected arson on Tuesday.
FIRE UPDATE: @BurlingtonFire have deemed the Maple Ave house fire -as suspicious ( suspected arson ) w/ heavy smoke & fire on arrival – bedroom as area fire origin – damage estimate $250,000 . NO injuries, home was unoccupied at the time. @ONFireMarshal attending in a.m. pic.twitter.com/rJledl7s6P
— Graham Paine (@GPmedia_24) July 27, 2021