Appleby Line fire destroys a structure under construction

By Staff

August 3rd, 2023



A fire shut down a stretch of Appleby Line — from Dundas Street to Upper Middle Road — in Burlington Wednesday morning

Traffic was shut down on Appleby Line in both directions at one point but resumed  later in the day.

Burlington Hydro reported that its crews were continuing to work on restoring power, stating that the “damage from the fire to nearby poles and equipment is extensive.”

Aerial view of fire location on Appleby Line, City News photograph

At one point nearly 3,000 customers in the Tansley/Orchard area without power.


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