Fire on Alice St.

Nick Seebruch
Fire on Alice St.
Firefighters dismantle the roof of a second floor apartment on the corner of Alice and Walton St. to ensure that the fire is out on Tuesday

CORNWALL, Ontario – Fire, police and paramedics were called to a fire on Alice Street late Tuesday night, May 8.

Firefighters arrived at the scene of a blaze in a second floor apartment in a building on the northwest corner of Alice and Walton streets.

They arrived on the scene around 11 p.m.

The fire was quickly brought under control and a cause has yet to be determined.

On-lookers at the scene told Seaway News that one man lived in the upstairs apartment and escaped the fire. A man was being cared for on the scene by the firefighters until paramedics arrived. He was taken away on a stretcher and his condition is unknown.

Firefighters were dismantling the roof and walls of the apartment to ensure that the fire was indeed out.

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