November 15, 2018 10:42 am
Updated: November 15, 2018 1:12 pm

Early morning house fire causes $300K in damage: Barrie Fire

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Crews are investigating after a fire broke out at a home in Barrie early Thursday morning.

According to Barrie Fire, crews were called to a home on Ridgeway Avenue near Little Avenue and Doris Drive shortly after 6 a.m., after receiving a report of a fire.

Officials say five units were assigned to the incident and the fire was contained just before 7 a.m.

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Barrie Fire says there were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

According to officials, an investigation has revealed the fire was caused by combustibles placed too close to a heater.

Barrie Fire estimates the fire caused $300,000 in damage.

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