Hawkesbury firefighters at the scene of a fire at a house on Tupper Street on Wednesday, September 8. Photo: Barry Goudreau.

Online fundraiser set up for family after kitchen fire causes damage to home in Hawkesbury

An online fundraiser has been set up to help a Hawkesbury family, after a fire at a duplex home on Tupper Street resulted in substantial smoke and water damage. 

According to Hawkesbury Fire Chief Normand Beauchamp, firefighters received the call at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, in regards to a kitchen fire at 462 Tupper Street. Firefighters had the situation under control in 19 minutes. There were no injuries, but damage is estimated at $50,000 and the residents were unable to return home. 

An online fundraiser was set up for Tammy and Justin, the residents of the home. Donations can be made at   https://www.gofundme.com/f/aidez-tammy-et-justin-pour-leurs-maison . 

James Morgan

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