Fire Re-ignites home: Fire in South East Oakville causing Road Closures

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Sergeant Barry Malciw

Sergeant Barry Malciw

Sergeant Barry Malciw was the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Services. He is a detective of the Halton Regional Police Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team.

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On November 13th, 2016, at 7:15 pm, the Halton Regional Police, Oakville Fire Department, and Halton EMS re-attended 1208 Colborne Court, Oakville, in response to a fully engulfed home. This home previously caught on fire in the early morning hours of November 13th after high winds blew hot ashes from another fire on Morrison Heights Drive on November 12th, 2016.

Neighbouring residents were evacuated from their homes as emergency crews tended to the fire. The fire was quickly suppressed which permitted the local residents to return to their homes. There were no injuries caused as a result of the fire. Morrison Road continues to be closed as the fire department remains on scene monitoring the smouldering home.

Original Post: November 13, 2016 at 10:36 AM

The Halton Regional Police and Oakville Fire Service are, at this time, on-scene at a residential house fire, on Colborne Court just off Morrison Road in South East Oakville.

Shortly before 7:30 a.m., on November 13, 2016, emergency services responded to a home on Colborne Court. As officers arrived, a residential fire was observed, and quickly, officers evacuated this home and several neighbouring homes. No injuries are reported.

Oakville Fire promptly managed the fire and it was brought under control and ultimately extinguished. The cause has yet to be determined and damage estimates are being calculated.

For short periods, roadways in the immediate area may be closed, or restricted to traffic, while equipment and safety concerns are managed. This is expected to last for one more hour only.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 2 District, Staff Sergeant, at 905 825-4747, ext. 2205. Additionally, information can be provided via Crime Stoppers, at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS), or using the internet at, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).



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