Three people are dead following a fire in the east end.
Just before 11:30 Saturday night, firefighters responded to reports of a fire at 191 Grenfell Street.
The house is near the intersection of Kenilworth Avenue North and Beach Road, in the city’s industrial district.
Hamilton Fire Department spokesperson Claudio Mostacci says when they arrived, there was heavy smoke billowing from the front of the one and a half storey home and flames were coming out the back.
He says firefighters found four people inside the home.
He adds there were five people in the home at the time of the fire.
Two of them, and one neighbour, were taken to hospital while three others were pronounced dead.
Damage is estimated at $260,000.
The Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.