Blaze destroyed Aylmer home, residents escape
A fire destroyed a home in Aylmer on New Year's Day.
The blaze broke out about 4 p.m. at the house on Oak Street and crews rushed to the scene.
Two residents were able to escape and firefighters rescued a cat that was inside.
Along with the house, a vehicle and storage trailer were also destroyed.
Oak Street was blocked off as fire crews battled the blaze.
The Ontario Fire Marshal was called in to investigate.