Downtown fire closes Ouellette to traffic

A fire at the former Lazare's Furs has closed Ouellette from Park to Wyandotte.

A fire at the former Lazare's Furs closed down Ouellette Ave. from Park to Wyandotte early in the evening on Monday.

The fire department told CBC that they believe the fire started during work on a furnace in the basement of Lazare's.

Damage is minimal, but did spread to the adjacent store.