Gravenhurst firefighters rescue woman in Housey’s Rapids house fire Saturday afternoon

HOUSEY’S RAPIDS — Firefighters rescued a woman from house fire Saturday afternoon in northeast Gravenhurst.

@GravenhurstFIRE first reported the house fire at 4:37 p.m.

@GravenhurstFIRE tweeted just after 5:30 p.m.:

“One woman has been rescued from this fire by the initial crew and has been transported to hospital. The fire is under control but units continue extinguishment and overhaul.”

At 4:30 they tweeted:

“Units from Stations 1, 2 and 3 responding to Houseys Rapids Road for a structure fire. Initial units on scene reporting smoke showing from a two storey dwelling.

“Multiple trucks responding, please avoid the area if possible.”


Firefighters rescued a woman from burning home late Saturday afternoon. (Gravenhurst Fire photos)
Gravenhurst Fire Department crews responded to a structure fire about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.