Windsor

2-storey Sandwich Towne fire caused by electrical failure

Investigators have determined the cause of a fire in Sandwich Towne which broke out early Thursday morning.

No one was occupying the building at the time of the blaze

A commercial-residential building in Sandwich Towne was the site of an early morning fire Thursday. (Vince Robinet/CBC)

Investigators have determined the cause of an early morning fire in Sandwich Towne.

The blaze broke out on Sandwich Street, between Detroit and Mill Streets.

 

Crews attended the scene at about 3 a.m. Thursday, and had extinguished the fire by 4:20 a.m., according to Windsor Fire.

The fire was in a two-storey building with both residential and commercial tenants. There were no injuries.

Investigators have determined the cause to be an electrical failure on the second floor. (Vince Robinet/CBC)

Officials said the cause of the fire was an electrical failure on the second floor. Damage is pegged at $35,000.

There were no injuries, as there no people occupying the building at the time.

These photos of the fire were submitted to CBC News around 3:30 a.m. (Mary Beth Lemire)

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