Quick response limits damage in Schaven Lake grass fire

BV firefighters were able to contain a grass fire in a remote section of the township.

Eganville – A Saturday afternoon grass fire in a remote area of Bonnechere Valley Township was kept to a relatively small area thanks to the quick response of the fire department.

Fire Chief Dave Murphy said personnel from both the Eganville and Foymount stations were enroute back to their respective halls from an extrication training exercise when the call came in for a grass fire at Schaven’s Lake which runs off the Opeongo Road.

“We had literally just wrapped up the extrication trainin...

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