88-year-old woman taken to Toronto hospital after Belleville barn fire

Photo via City of Belleville

An 88-year-old woman from Belleville is currently hospitalized following a barn fire on Bronk Road.

On Monday, Feb. 26 just before 5 p.m., emergency services, including police, fire, and EMS, responded to the incident in Thurlow ward, where they found the structure fully engulfed in flames.

The woman was initially taken to Belleville hospital and later transferred to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto to treat serious burns. Police closed the roadway as Belleville firefighters worked to extinguish the fire.

As of now, there is no suspicion of foul play in the incident.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, led by the Belleville Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Division.

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