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Multiple homes lost in Friday morning fire near Aberfoyle

Mini Lakes fire - Damage is estimated at over one million dollars following a July 7 fire at the Mini Lakes community in Puslinch. The blaze began at 3am and kept firefighters on scene until 9:30pm.  Photo submitted

Multiple homes lost in Friday morning fire near Aberfoyle

PUSLINCH -  Two homes were destroyed and others damaged by an early morning fire here on July 7.

The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office were called in to investigate the cause.

On July 7 at about 3:30am Puslinch and Rockwood firefighters responded to the call at the Mini Lakes community on Wellington Road 34 near Aberfoyle.

“A total of four mobile homes are involved with the families being displaced from them,” stated a Wellington County OPP press release.

“Wellington County Victim Services are assisting the residents.”

Puslinch deputy fire chief Luis Gomes reported that 45 fire fighters from three departments continued to engage in fire suppression and were on scene until 9:30pm.

Police say one person was transported to local hospital with minor injuries.

Gomes later stated five modular homes were affected as well as three sheds.

Damage is estimated at over one million dollars. Gomes stated the fire is not considered suspicious.

Anyone with any information should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477or submit a tip on-line at

July 14, 2017


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