Late-night Burlington blaze saw more than 30 firefighters at the scene


Published January 20, 2023 at 11:56 am

Nearly three dozen Burlington firefighters were on the scene of late-night house fire Thursday, Jan. 19.

Firefighters arrived at the home, located near No. 1 Sideroad and Cedar Springs, around 10:15 p.m. and were on scene around two hours. At its peak, there were 33 personnel and nine vehicles on site.

No injuries were reported to the one occupant of the house and damage is estimated at $450,000.

The fire is believed to have started in the basement due to electrical failure.

The Burlington Fire Department wants to remind residents that it’s the law to install smoke alarms on every level and outside sleeping areas.

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