2 displaced following house fire in east-end of Lindsay

No injuries were reported following a house fire in the east-end of Lindsay on Wednesday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue crews responded to a house fire on Bond Street, between Albert and Sussex streets.

Crews found heavy smoke and flames at both the side and rear of the house.

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According to deputy fire chief Terry Jones, two people managed to get out safely.

He said it’s believed the fire originated at a pergola attached to a garage which then spread into the rear of the home.

Jones says damage is estimated at $250,000.

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The fire remains under investigation, he said Thursday morning.

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