UPDATE: March 10th
Well contamination levels falling after flea market fire near Smiths Fall, but water still not safe. https://t.co/hqV8eaEYT9 #ottnews— Ottawa Citizen (@OttawaCitizen) March 10, 2017
UPDATE: Nov. 25
Action plans expected next month for Smiths Falls area families dealing with water contamination after fire
Investigation continues into fire at Rideau Valley Marketplace https://t.co/m7HB6AnD3A
The road was closed for hours. The fire was spotted at 5 a.m., the road wasn't opened again until 2 p.m. Thank goodness for our volunteer firefighters and police.
Chief Saunders also praised the communication between the departments that came together to douse the fire. He also confirmed that no one was hurt, either inside the building or while fighting the blaze. In addition to Fire departments from Smiths Falls and Drummond North Elmsley, Chief Saunders says support was received from Montague, Merrickville, Beckwith, Mississippi Mills, Ocean Wave (Carleton Place) and Perth fire departments.
The folks in this house must have been petrified with fear!