Blaze breaks out in 7-storey building on Sargent

A fire broke out in a seven-storey apartment building at Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street Thursday afternoon.

Fire crews extinguish blaze in apartment building at Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street

Emergency crews responded to a fire in an apartment building at Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street Thursday afternoon. (Trevor Brine/CBC)

A fire broke out in a seven-storey apartment building at Sargent Avenue and Balmoral Street Thursday afternoon.

Fire and emergency crews rushed to the scene around 2:30 p.m.

Crews were able to extinguish the blaze and at least one window on the second floor of the building was smashed in the process.

Two people were helped into a Major Incident Response Vehicle (MIRV) parked nearby.