Two families lose homes in holiday fires

It took 60 firefighters to contain a fire that gutted Six Nations Councillor Melba Thomas’ house on Friday.

By Justin Lethbridge and Lynda Powless Writers Two Six Nations families have been left homeless after fire ripped through their homes over the holiday weekend. One of the fires has been deemed suspicious while in a second blaze a family of seven is thankful smoke alarms alerted them when a late night fire broke out in their home . On Friday, June 28th, fire hit the home of Six Nations band councillor Melba Thomas. The fire, broke out at about 4:30 p.m. and gutted the home of the long time councillor on Cayuga Road. Cayuga Road was open but traffic was asked to slow down between Fifth and Sixth lines as Six Nations Firefighters fought the blaze. Six Nations Police said the single story home was fully engulfed but police…

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