Victoria Avenue fire was accidental due to careless smoking

Posted on: May 8, 2018

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On May 7th, 2018 the Smiths Falls Fire Department responded to a fire at 80 – 82
Victoria Avenue. This property housed 6 apartments. The fire was contained the to
third floor unit.

The Smiths Falls Fire Department, Smiths Falls Police Service, and the Office of the
Fire Marshal have investigated the cause of the fire and released the scene. The cause
has been determined to be “accidental due to careless smoking”.

Lanark County Victim Services and Red Cross are assisting the displaced tenants.