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Fire Department Responds to Fire at Victoria Park Fairgrounds Grandstand

At 12:31 a.m. this morning, the Owen Sound Fire duty crew responded to the area of the Owen Sound Agricultural Society’s grandstand building at Victoria Park after receiving a report of a fire.  Upon arrival, the crew found the grandstand structure to be fully on fire and response was elevated to a second alarm. The Fire was contained and under control by 2:15 a.m. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.   

Significant damage to the grandstand structure and the buildings occurred as a result of the fire. The cause of the fire is being investigated at this time. 

For more information, please contact Phil Eagleson, Owen Sound Fire Chief at 519-376-2512 ext. 2244 or email 


Quick Facts: 

  • The City’s Chief Building Officer will be inspecting the building and ensuring the perimeter is secure. 

  • The buildings at the fairgrounds, including the grandstand, are owned by the Owen Sound Agricultural Society (OSAS). 

  • The grandstand was originally built in the early 1950s refurbished by the OSAS in 2023. 



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808 2nd Avenue East,
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4
Phone: 519-376-1440
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