Township of North Glengarry 2017 Freightliner 108SD pumper-tanker truck. (Submitted photo).

Fire at warehouse in Alexandria

In Alexandria, 2019 ended with a fire at one of the town’s largest industries.

At 8:24 a.m. on December 31, the North Glengarry Fire Department responded to a fire at the Alexandria Moulding warehouse on Power Dam Road.

According to Fire Chief Matthew Roy, multiple stacks of wood were on fire inside the warehouse. Firefighters from all North Glengarry fire stations were dispatched to the scene.  The fire was under control by 9:30 a.m. but firefighters remained on site until 12:32 p.m.

Roy said the cause of the fire is under investigation but is not deemed suspicious.  The value of the damage is estimated at $125,000 to $150,000.

There were no injuries resulting from the fire.

James Morgan

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