Fire crews called to $300K shed fire near Bothwell

The scene after a fire on Longwoods Road near Bothwell. November 15, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Fire and Emergency Services)

No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at a pole shed on Longwoods Road between Thamesville and Bothwell early Tuesday morning.

Chatham-Kent fire crews said they were called to the scene at 15018 Longwoods Rd. just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews from Station #9 in Bothwell were the first to respond and firefighters from Thamesville and Orford were also called in to help out.

A report from fire officials said “firefighters quickly got the fire under control to protect the surrounding exposures” and managed to save approximately $400,000 in property.

The damage was estimated at $300,000 and the cause is listed as “undetermined.”