Cause of Regina condo fire still unknown

The Regina Fire Department is working to determine the cause of a fire that led to significant damage to two condos.

Fire happened on Rochdale Boulevard on Thursday afternoon

Crews were on scene at a fire on 6543 Rochdale Boulevard Thursday. (Kirk Fraser/CBC)

The Regina Fire Department is working to determine the cause of a condo fire in Regina on Thursday.

Fire Marshal Randy Ryba said crews were called to 6547 Rochdale Boulevard on Thursday just before 3 p.m. CST and tended the blaze for about two hours.

Regina police diverted traffic on Rochdale Boulevard from Arnason Street to Devonshire Drive. ( Samantha Maciag/CBC)

Ryba confirmed one person was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation but is expected to recover. 

The cost of damages is not yet known, he said, but Ryba said there is "major damage" to the condo unit that was set ablaze and the unit below has heavy water damage.

He said a member of the fire department was at the scene Friday morning to gather more information.

One person was taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation. (Kirk Fraser/CBC)


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