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Firefighter Injured – 74 Year Old Driver Charged

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On April 21, 2022, at approximately 8:20 a.m., the North Perth Fire Department and the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a residential fire on Havelock Avenue South, in the Municipality of North Perth.

While firefighters were getting in position, a vehicle drove over a charged fire hose resulting in the firefighter being injured. They were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Ronald SMITH, 74, of Listowel has been charged with:

–      Careless driving

The accused was issued a Provincial Notice for the offence.