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UPDATE: Charges laid – Fire at Battersea general store under investigation

UPDATE (Jul. 24, 2021): Charges have now been laid after a structure fire at the general store/apartment building on Battersea Road in Battersea which occurred around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2021. According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the residential side of the building was

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Ontario Fire Marshall investigating fire on Helen Street

Update (Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021):According to Kingston Fire and Rescue, they and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall have concluded their on-scene investigation today. The damages sustained during the fire are estimated at $50,000, Kingston Fire and Rescue said. The investigation has now been turned over to Kingston Police.

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Residents displaced after Elliott Ave fire

Kingston Fire & Rescue (KFR) has confirmed that multiple residents of an Elliott Ave apartment complex have been displaced after a fire in their building. “On Sunday, Nov. 29 at approximately 12:36 p.m, Kingston Fire & Rescue crews responded to a structure fire at 440 Elliott Ave. Upon arrival, firefighters

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area on Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020. The watch is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee and Consecon areas, and advises that situations are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms possibly capable of producing strong

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OPP report fatal structure fire in Stone Mills

A structure fire in the early morning hours has claimed the life of one man in Stone Mills Township, according to the Ontario Provincial Police. The Lennox and Addington County OPP responded to a fully-engulfed structure fire at a recreational property on Neville Point Road in the early hours of

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Fatal fire in Stone Mills currently under investigation

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall has been called in to investigate after a fire in Stone Mills Township claimed the life of one person just after 12 a.m. today. The Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), assisted by the Lennox and Addington County OPP Crime Unit

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Male rescued from Lyons Street apartment fire

One man has been taken to hospital with unknown injuries after an apartment fire occurred in Kingston’s north end early this morning. Kingston Fire and Rescue, Kingston Police, and Frontenac Paramedic Services responded to an activated fire alarm at an apartment building on Lyons Street at approximately 6:52 a.m. on

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