Loyalist Fire crews battle Christmas morning fire in Bath

Firefighting crews from Loyalist Fire battled a structure fire that destroyed multiple residential properties under construction in a new Bath, Ontario subdivision on the morning of Christmas Day, 2023.

Nearly a dozen emergency vehicles from multiple Loyalist fire stations responded to the scene at around 4:23 a.m. after receiving phone calls from neighbours about the large blaze on Gildersleeve Boulevard, a new development just north of Main Street.

In all, crews remained on scene for over 11 hours, ensuring the fire did not spread further and extinguishing lingering hotspots.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation and the full estimate of the damage incurred has not yet been provided.

This is a developing story, check back later for more info.

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