Over $11 million in damage reported from 2017 property fires in Muskoka Lakes
Photo Credit: Submitted by Muskoka Lakes Fire Department
Fire officials in Muskoka Lakes are reporting on over $11 million in damage to local properties.
The details come from the Fire Department’s 2017 emergency call report released to Muskoka Lakes council. The damage cost was totalled from 43 reported property fires last year.
Overall, there were 620 calls for service, which is up from 592 in 2016. The majority of calls were in Port Carling and Windermere.
The majority of the calls, 188, were false fire calls. About 145 calls for service were for a medical complication.
A map of all calls for service in Muskoka Lakes in 2017. Courtesy of Muskoka Lakes Fire Department