Saturday , 3 June 2023
Home News Hamilton Firefighters rescue a man and a dog

Hamilton Firefighters rescue a man and a dog

A man and his dog were rescued from a blazing house in Rosedale late Saturday. Just before 11pm, the Hamilton Fire Department were called tor a house fire at 22 Rosedale Avenue near King St. East. When they got there they could see heavy fire and smoke coming from the main floor of a two storey home, with fire venting out the front door and windows. The alarm was immediately upgraded to a second alarm, bringing resources from across the City to assist. The first arriving crews were also advised that there was a person still inside the home. Crews quickly ran into a house and rescued an adult male from the home as well as a dog. Firefighters provided first aid to the patient prior to the arrival of Paramedics. Paramedics transported the patient to hospital. The last update received, suggests the patient suffered minor injuries and is expected to recover. The fire was quickly brought under control, but not before it had extended to the second floor. At this time there are no other reports of any injuries. The home sustained heavy fire damage, with damage estimated to be in excess of $500,000. Fire crews remained on scene until approximately 4:00 a.m. maintaining a fire watch. The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles


LRT meeting yields little news, no answers on displaced tenants

Hamilton LRT subcommittee meetings, when they happen, continue to follow the pattern...


Two 17-year-olds charged with pointing a gun

On Wednesday,  shortly before 7:00 p.m., Hamilton Police were called to the...


Family of slain Stoney Creek couple issue public statement

The families of 27-year-old Carissa MacDonald and 28-year-old Aaron Stone, who died...



Housing sales in the Bay area increased by 12 percent over April...