On Saturday, July 13th, 2019, Sault Ste. Marie Fire Service crews responded to a call of a residential fire in the 0 to 100 block of Atwater Street. The fire started shortly before 6p.m. in the basement of the west-end semi-detached residence.
Upon arrival, crews were directed to the basement area. There were visible flames and smoke. Fire crews were able to contain and suppress the fire.
A follow-up investigation revealed the fire was electrical in nature and not considered suspicious.
There is extensive damage to the residence.