New Brunswick

Fire causes significant damage to home, nearby buildings

A Fredericton-area home sustained significant damage after a fire started in a nearby shed on Tuesday night.

A shed with roughly $20,000 worth of items inside was destroyed by the Tuesday night fire

A Fredericton-area home sustained significant damage after a fire started in a nearby shed on Tuesday night.

Residents and the fire department say the fire started in the shed and spread to several other outbuildings and the mini-home. The home was located on Route 10, just outside of Fredericton.

Steve Fraser, a platoon captain with the Fredericton fire department, said when fire crews arrived the rear of the mini-home was on fire along with several nearby buildings, such as sheds and workshops.

A Fredericton-area home was damaged and several buildings were destroyed by a fire on Tuesday night. (Redmond Shannon/CBC)
Some of the contents in one of the sheds, including motorcycles, were worth roughly $20,000.

Fraser said firefighters were able to contain the fire in about 90 minutes and were able to save much of the house's contents.

No one was hurt in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The house fire was spotted by a passing motorist.


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