Bloomfield house destroyed by fire

Jonathan
Jonathan Riley
Send to a friend

Send this article to a friend.

Published on February 05, 2013

The house was fully involved when firefighters arrived.

Published on February 05, 2013

Brighton Barton, Digby and Plympton fire departments responded.

Published on February 05, 2013

Tankers lined up along the Bloomfield Road bringing water to the scene.

Published on February 05, 2013

A Nova Scotia Power linesman disconnects power to the house.

Published on February 05, 2013

Brighton Barton firefighters pour water on the fire.

Published on February 05, 2013

Digby’s Joseph Tidd sprays the last standing piece of the house.

Published on February 05, 2013

Smoke and steam roll from the embers of the house.

Published on February 05, 2013

Digby’s Kenny Therrien and Brady Stevenson pour water on the smoldering remains.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters worked in -10ºC weather with a windchill of -19ºC.

Published on February 05, 2013

Kenny Therrien and Brady Stevenson work through the smoke.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters surrounded by smoke.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters surrounded by smoke.

Published on February 05, 2013

The residents of the house, three adults and a baby, escaped the fire unharmed.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters comb through the rubble for hotspots.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters cool off the rubble so an excavator can come in to dig out the remaining hotspots.

Published on February 05, 2013

Digby’s truck 7 drops off a load of water hauled from a pond in Sissiboo.

Published on February 05, 2013

Carl Cole knocks down the porch with his excavator.

Published on February 05, 2013

Carl Cole hauls out the remains of the house with his excavator to let firefighters get at the last of the hotspots.

Published on February 05, 2013

Firefighters douse the smoldering ruins.

Published on February 05, 2013

Fire burned this house in Bloomfield to the ground.

Published on February 05, 2013

When firefighters left the scene at 4 a.m.

Three adults and baby escape unharmed

Fire consumed a house in Bloomfield overnight.

The residents of 187 Bloomfield Road woke up around 1 a.m. and smelled smoke.

The three adults and an 8-month-old barely had time to escape from upstairs bedrooms as fire raced through the two-storey dwelling.

Brighton Barton, Plympton and Digby Fire Departments responded.

The house was fully involved when fire fighters arrived.

They poured water on the structure and then called in a mini-excavator to dig into hotspots.

Plympton firefighters ran a portable pump out of a pond in Sissiboo and tankers from all three departments hauled water to the scene continuously.

Firefighters left the scene at about 4 a.m.

The residents were renting the house and were all okay.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

Organizations: Bloomfield house

Geographic location: Bloomfield, 187 Bloomfield Road, Sissiboo

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Thanks for voting!

Top of page

Comments

Comments