Don’t Let It Be The ‘Ash’ Fault

Fire in Creemore blamed on fireplace ashes

Staying warm has been a challenge the last few days; fireplaces and wood stoves getting a good workout. Careful though, Clearview Firefighters say ashes were to blame for a fire last night at a home near Creemore. Damage was contained to the outer wall, no one was hurt. Fire officials recommend storing ashes in metal containers away from the house and other outbuildings.