Fire Marshall Investigates Mysterious Township Fire
Grimsby Independent, 25 Mar 1943, p. 1

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25 Mar 1943
Date Of Event:
22 Mar 1943
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Lambert, Percy
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Two fires discovered burning at one time - barn completely destroyed - blaze in basement of house made slow headway - Old Alway farm - all window and doors in house were closed - no one around place when motorist discovers conflagration.

A the request of Fire Chief Alf. LePage, J.H. Richards of the Ontario Fire Marshall's Department, Toronto, is in the district investigating the two fires that were found burning simultaneously. early on Monday morning on the farm of Percy Lambert, Ridge Road, west of the Woolverton mountain, in North Grimsby. One blaze totally destroyed the farm barn, valued at $2500, one Dodge truck, valued at $1000, and a large quantity of farm implements. There was no stock in the barn. The other blaze was found smouldering in the basement of the farm house but no damage was done except from smoke...

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Fire Marshall Investigates Mysterious Township Fire