House Destroyed By Fire Near Petrolia

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A home west of Petrolia was destroyed by fire Saturday.

The blaze occurred on Caroline Street near Marthaville in Enniskillen Twp.

Petrolia Fire Chief Lawrence Swift says it was one of the most rapidly spreading fires he’s ever seen.

He says it went quickly from a porch fire to a fully engulfed house fire in probably under three minutes.

Petrolia fire was assisted by Wyoming and Oil City fire crews.

Some contents, including family photos and computers, were saved. There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.