Wood Stove Blamed for Clearview Barn Fire

One firefighter was hurt battling a blaze near Sunnidale Corners.

Clearview Fire Services was called to Concession 12 of Sunnidale, near County Road 10 around 11:00 Friday morning, to find a barn ablaze. Backup was called in from Springwater and Wasaga Beach, as part of a mutual aid agreement.

Clearview Fire Chief Roree Payment says damage is extensive, as his crews continued to battle the stubborn blaze into Friday afternoon.

The firefighter’s injury is said to be minor. Chief Payment says the fire got its start through a wood stove in the barn.

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