911 call has fire responding to high-rise

Pumper 4 (front) and Pumper 2 (rear) across traffic on Albert Street October 27, 2021 (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

Shortly after 5 p.m., Sault Fire Services responded to an emergency call in the downtown core.

Sault Fire Services setting up a fan at an apartment building in the downtown, October 27, 2021 (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

Upon arrival, Firefighters encountered smoke from a 6th floor apartment in the 200 block of Albert Street East.

They quickly extinguished the cooking incident and removed the smoke with ventilation to the building.

One lane of Albert Street was blocked while crews worked on the incident.

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