UPDATE: House fire in Chatham

House fire in Chatham Monday night. Image: CKFES via Twitter.

A father and son were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a house fire in Chatham Monday night.

Fire crews from stations 1 and 2 responded to a house fire on Patteson Ave just after midnight.  On-duty CKPS police officers observed smoke coming from the house and notified the family.  Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire and eliminated the risk to exposures.  The home did not have any smoke alarms.  CK EMS transferred a father and son to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management are investigating the cause of the fire.

Fire officials say damages have been estimated at $50,000.

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