Midnight fire on Lourdes Avenue

Midnight fire on Lourdes Avenue
Cornwall Fire Department

CORNWALL, Ontario – Fire officials say two social housing units were evacuated and damaged after a fire on a back deck Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the 200 block of Lourdes Avenue, a dead-end off Sydney Street, at 11:30 p.m.

Heavy smoke and flames could be seen in back of the townhouses.

A total of 14 fire personnel and five trucks responded to the incident. The blaze was under control at roughly 1:30 a.m.

There were no injuries.

The fire prevention unit is still investigating the matter.

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