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.