Extensive damage in industrial fire

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Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services were kept busy overnight with a stubborn garage fire on train yard property off Carmen’s Way.

Firefighters on scene tell SaultOnline.com that they were dispatched to the area around 10pm Sunday night. Four pumper trucks , the rescue vehicle and aerial units were used in combating the fire.  When the fire crews arrived on scene thick black smoke was seen coming out of a garage housing a number of trucks.

IMG_5112Sault Fire Services say the fire caused extensive damage to the vehicles and the interior of the building. “Lots of heat damage” reported one firefighter.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined, no one was injured.

In all 18 firefighters were needed. 8 were called in for overtime to contain the fire.

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