Life-threatening injuries caused by Dryden house fire
A resident was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Fire Services responded to a house fire in Dryden.
On Wednesday morning at around 12:15, firefighters were dispatched to a residence on Government Street after a fire broke out on the building’s second story. Dryden Fire Services had also received reports that a resident was still inside the inflamed building.
The first-arriving crews were able to quickly knock down the fire and locate the resident. However, the resident had sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Dryden Regional Health Centre via EMS.
The scene was cleared at around 3:08 after a total of 24 firefighters responded with eight apparatus. No other injuries have been reported.
Investigations into the incident have been requested to the Office of the Fire Marshal.