OPP and fire crews respond to 3 early morning barn fires in Wellington County


(COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, ON) – Today at approximately 5:53 a.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with crews from Town of Erin Fire & Emergency Services responded to a fire at a barn at 8813 Sideroad 27, Town of Erin.

Fire Crews are currently on scene and the building is fully engulfed.

Moments later at approximately 6:00 a.m. OPP were advised of a fire at 8688 Sideroad 15, Township of Guelph-Eramosa. Guelph-Eramosa Fire Department is on scene. Initial reports indicated there was fire to both a house and a barn at this location. Fire crews have extinguished the fire to the house and are currently working on the barn.

At approximately 6:52 a third fire was discovered by emergency personnel in the area. Fire crews are on route to a barn fire at 5292 Third Line, Guelph-Eramosa.

More updates will be released as information becomes available.

Anyone with any information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.