Firefighters rescue tenants trapped by smoke in Walkerton apartments

Several residents in a Walkerton apartment building had to be rescued by firefighters after they were trapped by smoke from a fire late Wednesday night. Crews responded at about 11:40 p.m. after receiving a report of a fire in the residential seniors’ apartment building at 401 Cayley St., known as the Thompson-Bolden Seniors Apartments. Upon […]

Firefighter hurt as tenant stuck on balcony saved from blaze

A firefighter and resident were injured in an apartment fire south of the downtown core Sunday, a blaze that gutted the whole unit. Fire crews responded to an alarm at 241 Simcoe St. shortly after midnight Sunday, platoon chief Kirk Loveland said. Firefighters arrived on scene and saw a resident trapped on a 12th floor […]

Owen Sound man’s family still trapped in Afghanistan

An Owen Sound man’s parents remain trapped in Afghanistan as executions and repression continues, in what appears to be a Taliban reign of terror. “My family, my mom and dad, everybody, so they’re kind of stuck in Afghanistan. Of course, they’re hiding and in secret,” said the local man who left Afghanistan 15 years ago, […]

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