An electrical fire starting near an outside light has caused serious damage at a cottage located at 1044-3 Young’s Road in Muskoka Lakes.
At 7:55pm Monday night, the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department was dispatched to the blaze which caused $200,000 in property damage.
Firefighters from Station 1, Foot’s Bay/Glen Orchard, Station 3, Bala and supported by OPP, Muskoka Paramedic Services, and Hydro One responded.
Upon arrival a single story cottage of approximately 1,200 square feet had flame within the front of the cottage.
The flames were quickly brought under control, being contained to the front of the structure.
There were no persons present at the time of the fire. The fire continues to be under investigation. Firefighters continue to extinguish hot spots at the time of this release.