Firefighters busy in Windsor, Amherstburg Thursday
Fire crews in Windsor and Amherstburg worked to tackle fires in their respective municipalities Thursday evening.
Windsor Fire and Rescue said firefighters were called shortly before 4:30 p.m. to Glengarry Avenue near Caesars Windsor. The fire was under control as of 5 p.m.
Glengarry Avenue was closed in both directions near the scene.
Around 5 p.m., Amherstburg Fire crews responded to a house fire on Richmond Street near George Street. When crews arrived, there was heavy smoke. Two fire stations were on scene battling the fire.
Several hours later, shortly after 8:15 p.m., Windsor firefighters tweeted they were working on an upgraded fire in Walkerville. Crews responded to the fire at the U-Haul storage facility on Walker Road near Seminole Street. Fire officials confirmed the fire was out a short time later, and firefighters were beginning overhaul and ventilation of the scene.
FIRE – Windsor
– 1500 Block of Walker Rd
– U-Haul storage facility
– Multiple @WindsorFire1 on scene
– Fire is out
– Crews conducting ventilation & overhaul
– @WindsorPolice have Northbound Walkers closed at Seneca St#Windsor https://t.co/hdEbVSVlA2 pic.twitter.com/UR094OqFxS
— On Location (@_OnLocation_) May 26, 2023
There were no immediate reports of injuries at any of the scenes.