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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fire Destroys Home In Port Elgin

Saugeen Shores | by Travis Jackson  

A blaze engulfed one home and spread to a second Tuesday.

A home at southwest corner of Eastwood Drive and Bradford Drive in Port Elgin has been destroyed by fire.

Shortly before Noon Tuesday, Saugeen Shores firefighters were called to the scene. 

Fire Chief Phil Eagleson says the home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

The fire was vented through the roof of the house.

Chief Eagleson says the flames quickly spread to a nearby house. 

Damage to the second house was contained to its exterior.

All residents of the two houses are accounted for and no one was injured, however one family dog died from smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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