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North Perth firefighters extinguish Friday blaze at Carson Farms



LISTOWEL – The North Perth Fire Department got a blaze quickly under control after it broke out on the rear grounds of David Carson Farms and Auctions Services Ltd. just east of Listowel late Friday afternoon, May 22.

Multiple stations of the NPFD responded to the fire at approximately

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North Perth fire crews respond to a blaze at David Carson Farms and Auctions Services Ltd. east of Listowel on May 22.

5 p.m. and had it significantly contained within half an hour. It is not known specifically how the fire started, but a NPFD spokesperson speculated that it may have originated with a small tractor or the piece of equipment it was towing within a coverall building.

It is also believed that there were no injuries or loss of livestock in the fire. Damage estimates are also not known at this time.