Occupants safe after fire at modular home in Oro-Medonte

OPP put a nearby elementary school in a shelter in place

Two occupants are safe after a fire at a modular home in Oro-Medonte on Tuesday morning.

Hugh Murray, Oro-Medonte fire chief, told Barrie 360 they received the call at around 10:30 and responded to the blaze located in the area of Line 11 just south of 15/16 Sideroad.

Image courtesy Michael Chorney

He didn’t have information regarding the cause of the fire, damage total, or if there were working smoke alarms.

Provincial police placed East Oro Public School in a shelter in place due to the fire, but lifted it just before noon.

Banner image – courtesy of Michael Chorney