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Crematorium blaze started in chimney: officials

Dec. 30, 2014, Innisfil, Ont. - Fire officials say a blaze that destroyed a crematorium south of Barrie, Ont., started in the chimney.

December 30, 2014
By The Canadian Press

They say the fire that broke out Wednesday at the Innisvale Crematorium in Innisfil caused an estimated $4-million in damage.

Staff say there were 14 bodies inside at the time but all have been recovered and transported to local funeral homes.

They’re working to recover documents inside the levelled facility.

The owners say they’ll rebuild.

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Fire officials say the blaze isn’t considered suspicious.