Sunday morning fire destroys Six Nations warehouse

SIX NATIONS — Early Sunday morning at 4:01, four Six Nations Fire units were initially dispatched to a large structural fire of a warehouse located at 1342 Chiefswood Road in Six Nations.

Six Nations Fire Chief Matthew Miller reports, by 4:05 a.m. the first pumper arrived on site top find visible flame and smoke engulfing the entire south side of the structure. Arcs of electricity were also seen jumping in the southwest corner of the structure.

Water Tankers were brought in from surrounding fire stations to assist with the operation. A total of 14 fire trucks from Six Nations Fire Brant County Fire and Haldimand Fire with a total of 50 firefighters working in harmony to knock down the blaze, but not before the entire warehouse collapsed in on itself.

By 6:18 a.m., the fire was declared extinguished and some Six Nations units remained to mop up and cool down the remains and to begin to investigate the cause of the fire, with the help of the Ontario Fire Marshall.

 

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