No injuries in McConnell Ave fire

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By Nick Seebruch
No injuries in McConnell Ave fire
Firefighters combat the blaze on McConnell Ave. on Thursday, April 29, 2020 (Nick Seebruch/ Seaway News).

UPDATE: The cause of the fire has been released and can be viewed here.

CORNWALL, Ontario – Cornwall Fire Services (CFS), responded to a fire in the 100 block of McConnell Ave. at around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29.

The fire gutted a house containing three apartments.

CFS Chief Pierre Voisine said that the blaze was a three alarm fire with five trucks and around 24 firefighters responding.

Voisine said that there were no injuries as a result of the fire and that the structure was vacated by the time CFS arrived.

Voisine said that the cause of the fire was still under investigation.

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