NEWS RELEASE GUELPH FIRE DEPARTMENT
GUELPH, ON, - On Saturday, August 5, 2018, at approximately 12:10 am, the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire at 80 Speedvale Ave W. Fire crews arrived on scene to find black smoke visible and coming from the fourth floor of the building.
Firefighters performed quick access to the fourth floor to find a working fire in an apartment. An aggressive interior attack brought the fire under control and was subsequently extinguished.
Fire damage was contained to the apartment but water damage to other units has caused some displacement of occupants till cleanup can be done.
All residents, with the exception of the noted apartments, have been allowed back into the building and have re-occupied their units. There were no injuries to firefighting personnel, but an occupant of the apartment was taken to Guelph General Hospital.
The cause of the fire along with an estimate of damage is still under investigation.