Six Nations Fire Chief Holds Press Conference in Wake of House Fires

By Justin Lethbridge Writer A rash of fires on the Six Nations has the Fire and Emergency Services exhausted and Fire Chief Matthew Miller concerned about the community’s safety. “Over the past 10 days now, we’ve experienced five residential house fires in the community,” Fire Chief Miller said during a Wednesday morning press conference. “Which is an unprecedented situation in the Six Nations community as well as for the Six Nations Fire and Emergency Services.” He said that the entire service is exhausted and while they are continuing to respond to calls, they’re response time is slower than usual. Fire Chief Miller said that a combination of the humid weather and the intensive work involved in fighting a house fire have led to firefighters being dangerously tired. “When a house fire…

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