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Moose Creek fire under investigation

Alycia Douglass

Published on April 12, 2017

The remains of Jans Repair shop in McLean Rd. in Moose Creek after it was ravaged by fire on April 11 (Nick Seebruch/ TC Media).

MOOSE CREEK, Ontario - There were minor injuries following Tuesday's Moose Creek fire on County Road 15, a few kilometres north of Avonmore.

North Stormont Senior Fire Captain, Nicholas Forgues said that emergency responders were on the scene around 8:45 last night, with North Stormont Stations 1, 3, and 4 working to contain the fire, which appears to have started in the garage.

Property owners were present when the fire started, and sustained minor burn injuries, which were treated on the scene by paramedics.

The building serves as a heavy mechanic shop, and is known to most as Jans Repair Shop Limited, located at 17184 McLean Road.

North Stormont District Chief, Dan Gauvin says that the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office will conduct an investigation to reveal the cause of the fire. Having caused extensive damage to the property, the cost of these damages has not yet been determined.