At approximately 11 p.m. April 30, 2021, Sault Fire Services were called to a large industrial fire.
Even before arrival in the 1300 block of Goulais Ave, a large glow could be seen in the sky.
Crews arrived to a fully engulfed commercial building, later identified to SaultOnline as Apex Log Homes. Flames could be seen shooting 70 feet up into the air as crews arrived on scene.
Sault Fire Services immediately took up outside defensive positions to fight the blaze, Pumper 2 was used as the pump for the fire, Pumpers 1 and 3 as well as tanker 1 shuttled water back and forth from the nearest hydrants. All available firefighters were brought to the fire, extra firefighters were called in to man the back-up pumper at four hall. Support Services, extra command vehicles and the rehab trailer were also all on scene.
The fire was brought under control within the first hour of being on scene, however it continues to burn at this hour.
Sault Fire Services expects to be on scene until the early morning hours. No injuries were reported, a damage estimate and cause were unavailable at the time of publishing.
Stay with SaultOnline as we bring you more information, pictures and video from the fire in the upcoming days.