UPDATE – Firefighters battle commercial blaze

Sault Fire Services on scene of a industrial building fire in the 1100 block of Peoples Road, Feb. 15, 2021. (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – February 16th, 2021 – On Monday, February 15th, 2021, Sault Ste. Marie Fire Service crews were called to a reported fire in the north end of the city.

Shortly after 12:00 a.m., fire crews responded to a fire at an Industrial Occupancy in the 1100 block of People’s Road. Crews were able to contain and extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire is hydraulic oil coming in contact with an electrical source.

There is severe damage to equipment. The fire is not considered suspicious and there are no injuries to report.