Early morning St. Catharines fire sends one to hospital
Early morning St. Catharines fire sends one to hospital
July 27, 2017
Erie Media
 
The cause of an early morning fire at a vacant building that has closed a section of Welland Ave. in St. Catharines is still under investigation.
 
At 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, St. Catharines firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the vacant building located at 210 Welland Ave. Upon arriving on the scene, firefighters found the entire building engulfed in flames.
 
Firefighters extinguished the blaze, which involved demolishing a section of the building.
 
Emergency responders found an individual suffering from burn injuries outside the building. The individual was treated on scene and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
 
Welland Avenue between Geneva Street and Balfour Street will remain closed until further notice as part of the investigation. A damage estimate is unavailable at this time.