Morton, Ontario, Canada - Thurs. June 15, 2000
A fully involved early morning house fire claimed the lives of three occupants. Rideau Lakes Township received a call shortly after 7am and arrived to find a 2 story farmhouse fully involved. An engine and tanker from Stn 3 responded along with a tanker from Stn 1. Rear of Leeds and Lansdowne Township was called mutual aid with Stn 1 sending an engine and tanker and Stn 2 sending a tanker. One occupant was able to escape. Two females and a young boy were unable. Units were on scene all day assisting the Fire Marshall with recovery and investigation.