Apartment fire sends one man to hospital

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

One person has been sent to hospital and several pets have died in an east Hamilton fire.

11 units were called to a highrise on Queenston Road, near Centennial Parkway, at about 5 o’clock this morning after calls about flames on the 7th floor.

Fire officials say it started in the living room of the apartment shared by a man and his adult daughter.

Several cats and birds died.

The fire is now out and crews are ventilating the building, which was evacuated, but everyone has been allowed back in

The cause has been determined as electrical, and damage is estimated at 25-thousand dollars.

Comments

Leave a Reply