Ont. fire station, emergency vehicles lost to fire

Six fire and support vehicles were lost when the Mount Albert Fire Station caught on fire Sunday...

Six fire and support vehicles were lost when the Mount Albert Fire Station caught on fire Sunday morning. TOWN OF EAST GWILLIMBURY PHOTO

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:26 AM ET

Several emergency vehicles were lost in a fire Sunday morning when the Mount Albert, Ont., fire station went up in flames.

Emergency crews from Holland Landing and Queensville fire stations were called to the blaze shortly after 8 a.m. at 22 Princess St., Mount Albert, northeast of Newmarket, Ont.

Officials said no one was injured, but there was a significant loss of property and equipment. The station housed six fire and support vehicles.

"This is a significant loss to our community and to the firefighters of the Mount Albert Station," Mayor Virginia Hackson said in a release.

East Gwillimbury Emergency Services is made up of paid on-call volunteer and full-time firefighters who work out of three stations, including Holland Landing, Queensville and Mount Albert.


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