UPDATE: Six displaced in house fire near downtown core
Windsor Fire and Rescue said six people are looking for a place to stay after a house fire just west of the downtown area.
Crews were called shortly after 10:30 a.m. Friday to the intersection of Janette Avenue and Elliott Street West.
When firefighters arrived, they found a home involved in flames.
The fire was declared out a few minutes after noon Friday.
An investigator spent several hours on the scene to determine how the fire happened.
The cause was undetermined, but the damage estimate was around $200,000. No injuries were reported.
Update on fire in the 700 Block of Janette. Damage 200000. Cause undetermined. No injuries. 6 people displaced. *MC
— Windsor Fire (@WindsorFire1) June 24, 2022
Windsor police assisted firefighters at the scene. The intersection of Janette Avenue and Elliott Street West was still closed as of 4 p.m. Friday. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.
Janette at Elliott St W will be closed indefinitely due to a working fire. Please avoid the area #YQGtraffic -02072
— Windsor Police (@WindsorPolice) June 24, 2022