Update – Video – Investigators Determine Cause of Garage Fire in Cobourg

In Local

Investigators with the Office of the Fire Marshal have determined a fire that destroyed a garage in Cobourg has been deemed accidental.

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Cobourg Fire Department were dispatched to a Nickerson Drive address for a garage fire.

Upon arrival the garage was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames, but the garage was destroyed.

A home near the garage suffered minimal damage.

Two investigators with the Office of the Fire Marshal along with Cobourg Fire Department spent Thursday trying to determine the cause of the fire.

Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Ashfield said the case was determined to be improperly discarded smoking material.

Video – Garage Destroyed by Fire in Cobourg

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

Join Our Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on news and events in Northumberland? Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

Ryken’s Pond is Ready for the Second Annual Castleton Sports Club Children’s Fishing Derby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ugfx8yTht4Y (apologies for audio with Jeff Turney - was a bit blustery out) The pond is stocked and ready to go


Video – Weather Hampers Fanny Down the Ganny 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcrBLFt0vlk The good news is over 70 canoes and kayaks took part in the 2024 Fanny Down the Ganny in


Video – Breaking News – Tent Goes Up in Flames at Encampment in Cobourg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io7NFEs_gzc There were no injuries, but a tent and the belongings inside it were destroyed by fire on Friday, April


Mobile Sliding Menu

Terms | Privacy |