Fire Caused by Candle Sends Woman to Hospital
In a media release Greater Sudbury Fire Services say the call was placed at 4:44 Saturday afternoon and a total of 21 firefighters and 5 vehicles were sent in response.
It was discovered the fire was started by a candle and the damage is said to be sever and estimated at $300 000.
Firefighters also rescued a woman who was taken to the hospital, five people were displaced.
In a statment from Greater Sudbury Fire Services they reminded the public that,
"Candles are a common cause of home fires. Keep lit candles safely away from children and pets and blow out all candles before leaving the room. Secure candles in a sturdy holder in a location where they can’t be knocked over. Fires caused by candles are easily preventable."