January 9th, 2020 – On January 8th, 2020, Sault Ste. Marie fire crews responded to a call of a residential fire in the 100 block of Third Line East. The fire started shortly after 8 p.m. in the basement area of the single storey bungalow.
Upon arrival fire crews were directed to the basement of the dwelling where smoke was visible through a basement window. Fire crews were able to contain the fire. Ventilation was used to clear smoke from the residence.
The fire remains under investigation. There is extensive fire damage to the dryer. All occupants escaped the residence safely. There were no injuries to report.