News Release - Fire: “Downtown Stayner Update”

CLEARVIEW – Clearview Fire & Emergency Services, responded to a
reported structure fire at 12:40 am on April 10, 2015 in the area of 7279
Highway 26 between Perry Street and Huron Street (downtown Stayner).

The Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM) Investigators and Clearview Fire have
concluded their on-scene investigation. The cause remains under
investigation and the dollar loss is significant but an exact figure is
unknown. The building at 7281 Highway 26 has been returned to the owner
at 3:15 pm today, April 11, 2015.

“Clearview Fire and Emergency Service is encouraging families to think
about fire safety in their home by testing the carbon monoxide alarm,
smoke alarms near your sleeping areas and having and escape plan,”
stated Fire Chief Colin Shewell. “Working carbon monoxide and smoke
alarms save lives, early detection is crucial.”

As of April 15, 2015 it is law in Ontario to have a working Carbon
Monoxide (CO) alarm near your sleeping areas. Contact your local fire
department for information.


News Release - Fire: “Downtown Stayner”

CLEARVIEW – Clearview Fire & Emergency Services, responded to a
reported structure fire at 12:40 am on April 10, 2015 in the area of 7279
Highway 26 between Perry Street and Huron Street (downtown Stayner).
Upon arrival all occupants were out of the apartments with assistance from
O.P.P. officers. Six fire apparatus, one tower and approximately twenty-five
firefighters were on scene.

Fire crews entered the structure on an aggressive offensive attack to find
a working fire on the main floor in the building west of 7279 Highway 26.
Crews quickly extinguished the fire damage on the main floor, however
excessive smoke damage to three buildings.

Clearview Fire initiated assistance from Collingwood FireTower 1 on scene
and Springwater Pump 31 from Minesing Station 3 for any further calls in
Clearview. Clearview Fire would like to thank our neighbours as well as
Barrie Fire Control for their professional service they provide every day.

“Clearview Fire and Emergency Service is encouraging children and
their families to think about fire safety in their home by testing the fire
alarm and having an escape plan,” stated Fire Chief Colin Shewell.
“Working smoke alarms and good neighbours alerted all to the fire this
morning.”

An information session with all affected parties will be held this morning,
April 10, 2015 @ 217 Gideon Street, Stayner (municipal office). This
meeting will discuss next steps for residents and building owners.
Highway 26 is re-opened and we are awaiting call from the Ontario Fire
Marshal investigator due to anticipated high dollar loss, scene has been
secured by fire department.

For more information on the fire safety, visit www.clearview.ca or follow us
on Twitter @clearviewfire.

For more information, contact:
Colin Shewell, Fire Chief (705) 428‐6230 x 403 cshewell@clearview.ca
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Janet Chester,
Apr 10, 2015, 5:23 AM
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Janet Chester,
Apr 13, 2015, 5:58 AM