25 firefighters battle blaze near New Hamburg

A firefighter at the scene of a fire on Line 41 Friday Jan. 14. (Perth East Fire Department and West Perth Fire Department/Twitter)

Twenty-five firefighters and seven trucks responded to a shed fire just before noon Friday near New Hamburg.

The blaze on Line 41 resulted in the an estimated $500,000 in losses, said William Hunter, fire chief for Perth East and West Perth.

No livestock loss or injuries have been reported.

The fire's cause has not yet been determined, but is not considered suspicious at this time, said Hunter.

As 4 p.m., crews were still dealing with remaining hot spots.

By 6 p.m. all units had cleared the scene.

One CTV News viewer captured what appeared to be an explosion during the fire.

Hunter called it a 'Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapour Explosion' caused by a propane tank.

@CTVKitchener fire today on line 41 pic.twitter.com/VXgmFVThGx

— Nick Kress (@NickKress7) January 14, 2022