Windsor

House fire causes $270K damage on Curry Ave.

Electrical malfunction and unattended cooking were the causes of two of three weekend fires while one remains under investigation.

There was a trio of house fires in Windsor this weekend.

Windsor Fire and Rescue says a fire at 2172 Curry Ave. caused more than $200,000 damage to the house and $70,000 damage to the contents Sunday.

The fire department says the fire started on the deck in the area of a barbecue but the cause is unknown.

Flames were shooting through roof when fire crews arrived there. Everyone inside got out safely.

The fire also caused $20,000 damage to a nearby home on Curry Avenue.

A house fire on Norman Road in the east end caused close to $200,000 in damage to the structure and killed a cat. A dog was rescued from the fire. Firefighters said the fire also caused $70,000 in damage to the contents of the home.

Investigators believe an electrical failure sparked the fire.

A neighbour's house also sustained some damage.   

Meanwhile, on Hickory Road in Ford City, unattended cooking led to a fire that caused $20,000 in damage.

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