Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services and Animal Control evacuating pets at 800 Wallace in Wallaceburg (Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services)

The investigation is on-going after a fire at an apartment complex in Wallaceburg.

Chtham-Kent Police Service officials say at approximately 9 a.m. this morning emergency crews responded to report of a structure fire at 800 Wallace Street in Wallaceburg.

Police officials say due to the quick response from emergency crews the building was quickly evacuated and no injuries were reported.

“The Chatham-Kent Fire Department was able to control and extinguish the fire quickly,” Chatham-Kent Police Service officils said in a press release.

“The Ontario Fire Marshall office has been contacted and will be working with the Chatham-Kent Police throughout the investigation.

The cause of the fire at this time in unknown until further investigation can be conducted, police officials say.

“The Chatham-Kent Police service would like to extend a large thank you to all our community partners for stepping in during this emergent situation and providing assistance, police officials said.

“A number of community organizations pitched in to help (residents) with transportation, shelter, food, water while their building was evacuated.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Rob Bowles at robbo@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6655.

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