(SHEBANDOWAN, ON) โ€“ย On May 21, 2018 at approximately 1:44am, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shebandowan and Conmee Volunteer Fire Departments and North Superior Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of a residential fire on Highway 11, in Shebandowan.


There were five family members inside the residence, all escaped the residence. A male was transported to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The residence was completely destroyed.

โ€As some of you may or may not know a family in the Shebandowan Community was hit very hard last night when a fire erupted in the middle of the night, Chris, Laura and their 7 children were able to escape, however in doing so Chris has suffered some serious burns and is in the hospital. Their pets however did not make it. This family has been left with NOTHING and we are looking for clothes/ personal belongings etc. ASAP.

The are currently at Lyna and Randyโ€™s home so if you are able to donate please drop your donations there please.


City contact for donations are to:
James Fraser 621-6509 text!

Kakabeka donations can be dropped off at Kakabeka School between 830-330

Girls ages and sizes are :
3yrs Size 4
7yrs Size 7/8
9yrs Size 10
12yrs Size 12
17yrs Size 14/ ladies medium

4yrs Size 6
7yrs Size 7/8
Laura โ€“ L/XL
Chris โ€“ XL
3 year old is in pull ups still.

As you can see they are left with NOTHING,

Source: OPP Media Release and Missy Stewardson.


I, Pino Demasi, will be delivering donations to Kakabeka School on Friday for anyone anyone who cannot make it themselves. Iโ€™m an eastbound guy to get ahold of, so please do if you have anything you would like to donate but cannot make it yourself to any locations.

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