Grass burning blamed for County Road 6 house fire in Douro-Dummer, northeast of Peterborough: OPP

An afternoon fire destroyed a home on County Road 6 in Douro-Dummer Township. Peterborough County OPP photo

No injuries were reported after fire tore through a home in Douro-Dummer Township on Tuesday afternoon.

The structure fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. on County Road 6 near Camp Line Road, about 25 km northeast of Peterborough

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Peterborough County OPP have County Road 6 blocked to traffic due to the fire.

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Peterborough County OPP say the cause of fire was grass burning that got out of control.

The fire is not deemed suspicious, according to Const. Joe Ayotte.

A damage estimate has yet to be determined.

It was the second major fire in the county on Tuesday following a cottage fire in Cavan Monaghan Township in the morning.

More to come…

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