Video – No Injuries After Two Tent Fires at Encampment

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There were no injuries after two tents caught fire in Cobourg on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.

At approximately 8:30 a.m. Cobourg Fire Department was dispatched to the encampment located at 390 King Street East.

Cobourg Fire Department Captain Gene Stroeder said when crews arrived they were told two tents were on fire.

“We pulled up to the one tent and flames were still five to six-feet high still.”

Cobourg Police were in the process of knocking the fire down with a extinguisher.

A larger tent was on fire, but had been extinguished.

Both fires were investigated and neither fire was suspicious.

There were no injuries in either fire.

One vehicle that was parked in a fire route was given a ticket by by-law enforcement.

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