Firefighters douse structure fire at orchard in Ellison

Crews douse structure fire

UPDATE 4:50 p.m.

Firefighters have now extinguished the blaze.

Nobody was injured in the fire, which impacted an orchard’s unused worker accommodation. 

Old Vernon Road has now been reopened to traffic.

No word on the cause of the fire at this time.

ORIGINAL 4:10 p.m.

Firefighters are dealing with a structure fire in Ellison. 

Fire crews are battling a blaze at an older home or outbuilding on a residential property on Old Vernon Road near the intersection of Bulman Road.

It appears the fire started to spread to nearby trees before fire crews knocked it down. 

RCMP have closed Old Vernon Road at the fire scene. 

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