Home “Total loss” after fire on Paragon Rd.

Nick Seebruch
Home “Total loss” after fire on Paragon Rd.
Cornwall Fire Services were called to 1410 Leonard Ave. in Riverdale at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Oct. 5. (Nick Seebruch/TC Media).

SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario – A fire completely destroyed a home located at 18600 Paragon Rd. on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Dave Robertson, Acting Fire Chief for South Glengarry said that the home was a complete loss. The fire began in the afternoon on Friday,and a dark plume of smoke could be seen coming from the home as far away as the Nav Centre in Cornwall.

“No cause has been determined yet,” he said. “An investigation is on going.”

The fire has displaced a family of four, but they were not home at the time of the blaze and no injuries resulted from the fire.

Acting Chief Robertson explained that the South Glengarry Fire Service had resources from four fire stations arrived on the scene to fight the blaze, and that the fire was under control within an hour.

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