Mount Forest: As a result of a Fire Investigation and Inspection of the Mount Royal Tavern, the building has been CLOSED by Order of the Wellington North Fire Chief under Section 15 (1) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act. There are Fire Code Violations which are considered an Immediate Threat to Life. The Order is in effect until further notice.
One male resident with third degree burns has been transferred from the Louise Marshall Hospital to a Hamilton Burn Unit. One resident with smoke inhalation was released from hospital last evening. Earlier today another occupant sought medical attention for smoke inhalation at the Louise Marshall Hospital. He has since been released. Damage estimate is approximately $10,000.00.
Ontario Fire Marshal was on scene today and will be again Sunday, March 11th, 2018.