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UPDATE: Fire at former Stratford Antique Warehouse now under control, Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office contacted

UPDATE: 10:48 A.M.

Highway 7/8 between Road 110 and Road 111 reopened around 10 o’clock Sunday night.

A cause and how much damage was caused has yet to be determined.

More to come.

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UPDATE: 8:38 P.M.

Forty firefighters remain at the scene of a blaze at the former Stratford Antique Warehouse.

Perth County OPP tell MyStratfordNow.com that firefighters from Shakespeare, Milverton, Sebringville and Stratford are still at the scene on Road 111 where they continue to pour water and monitor for hot spots from the fire which is now under control.

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Police say at least six tanker trucks are running back and forth from the Stratford to collect water to pour on the structure.

Highway 7/8 remains closed between Road 110 and Road 111 and police expect it to be several more hours before the road reopens.

A cause and just how much damage was caused has yet to be determined but the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office has been contacted regarding the blaze.

Firefighters will be remaining at the scene overnight to monitor the situation.

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Firefighters remain at the scene of a blaze at the former Stratford Antique Warehouse.

A call first came in about a blaze at the former business on Road 111 around 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters say that no one was inside the building at the time and there are no reported injuries.

Highway 7/8 is currently closed between Road 110 and Road 111 while crews remain on scene.

What caused the blaze and how much damage was caused has yet to be determined.

The warehouse closed at the end of May with the building currently undergoing renovations.

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