Fire sends three to hospital, house destroyed


A fire destroyed a family home on Letcher street early Sunday morning sending three people to hospital.

Sault Fire Services responded to the fire at 242 Letcher street in the city’s Bayview area around 3:35 am, the house was totally involved at the time. The three occupants escaped the dwelling just prior to Fire Services arriving.

A vehicle in the garage was also damaged. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

Sault Fire Services were able to bring the fire under control in about 25 minutes involving some 14 fire fighters.