Fire destroys home, sends elderly couple to hopsital

Kingston, ON, Canada / CKWS TV

An early morning fire in Belleville has forced an elderly couple from their home.

The fire on Forsyth Road — at Blessington road in the city’s Thurlow ward — was called just before 3 a-m.

Firefighters from Belleville, Tyendinaga Township and Tyendinaga Mohawk territory responded to the blaze.

The fire was under control in just over an hour. The homeowners were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Damage is estimated at 250 thousand dollars. The cause has not been determined.

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