Cause of fire at Ivings Drive still unknown

All first responders, Police, Fire and Paramedics, attended a fire at #9 Ivings Drive and Goderich Street in Port Elgin in the early evening today (September 20th), when fire broke out in the unit.

According to bystanders a resident in the unit was taken to hospital with burns while his teenage daughter escaped unhurt.

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photo by Tracy Murray

 

The property manager ran into the smoke-filled unit and found the family’s pet cat hiding underneath a cardboard box.

 

 

Cause of the fire is as yet unknown.