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.