No injuries following Sunday morning apartment fire in Wallaceburg
Residents at a Wallaceburg apartment building had a dramatic awakening Sunday morning when they had to be evacuated from the building because of a fire.
Chatham police say emergency crews were called out to the low-rise building at 800 Wallace St. around 9 a.m. Sunday.
The Chatham-Kent Fire Department tweeted they rescued about a dozen people from their balconies as the fire and smoke spread.
Crews were able to knock the flames down quickly and no injuries were reported.
— CK Fire Department (@ckfiredept) March 18, 2018
The cause of the blaze is still under investigation and the Ontario Fire Marshal is assisting with the investigation.
A damage estimate hasn’t been released at this time.