St. Thomas apartment fire sparks $450K in damages
No injuries were reported following a structure fire in St. Thomas on Sunday morning, however, a few people have been displaced as a result of the blaze.
St. Thomas Police and Fire crews were called about a blaze at 68 Hincks Street around 8:09 a.m. on Sunday.
Fire Chief Warren Scott said the fire spread quickly to the four apartment units and it took a couple of hours for the blaze to be fully extinguished.
He said approximately five people have been displaced.
The fire caused approximately $450,000 worth of damages.
Scott said a cause has yet to be determined as the investigation is ongoing.
The area of Hincks Street and Wellington Street was closed for several hours but reopened Sunday afternoon.
Our @StThomasFire @STPFFA447 crews were in action battling a structure fire this morning on Hincks Street. Quick actions by the crews & a well organized Incident Action Plan quickly brought the situation under control. Thanks to @STPSmedia & @Entegrus for their assistance. pic.twitter.com/iWb84iUxSp
— Bob Davidson (@ChiefBDavidson) October 25, 2020