August 11, 2017
Today at approximately 5:53 a.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with crews from Town of Erin Fire & Emergency Services responded to a fire at a barn at 8813 Sideroad 27, Town of Erin.
Fire Crews are currently on scene and the building is fully engulfed.
Moments later at approximately 6:00 a.m. OPP were advised of a fire at 8688 Sideroad 15, Township of Guelph-Eramosa. Guelph-Eramosa Fire Department is on scene. Initial reports indicated there was fire to both a house and a barn at this location. Fire crews have extinguished the fire to the house and are currently working on the barn.
UPDATE: A third fire was reported shortly before 7am at a barn at 5292 Third Line Guelph-Eramosa. Officials have not confirmed that all three fires are connected.
This article will be further updated as information becomes available.
Anyone with any information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
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