Starlite Flooring building
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ March 20, 2021 (LSN) At approximately 5:20 pm March 19, 2021
Thunder Bay Fire & Rescue (TBFR) responded to a structural fire at 276 Bay Street
Upon arrival by initial fire crews, discovered heavy smoke & fire conditions were encountered on the third floor of an apartment / business complex.
TBFR crews attempted to battle the fire that had become well establish in the attic.
The heavy smoke and fire pushed the fire fighters out of building.
The fire was then fought from outside of the building.
At time of this writing the fire was still being fought with 12 hours later and is expected to continue will into March 20, 2021.
A total of 5 pumper/rescue trucks, 2 aerial ladders, and 1 Command vehicle were dispatched to this location.
Cause of fire has yet to be determined.
Photo by Joshua Donald Hewitt
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