FIRE - 48 WELLINGTON STREET

print-logo May 17, 2018

*Update to road closure notice*

Expected road closure timeframe extended from previous notice to May 18, 2018 at 9:00 am

The following street shall be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic:

· Wellington Street from Oxford Street to Rosevear Boulevard

This closure will allow emergency vehicle access.

For any questions please call 905.885.2431 between 8:30 am – 4:30pm

Or

1.855.238.0948 between 4:30pm – 8:30am

 

Shortly after noon today, Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at 48 Wellington Street. The building is a 2.5 story multi residential apartment building.

All residents are accounted for and the situation is under control. Residents are expected to be displaced for some time and are being assisted where necessary regarding temporary arrangements.

Additional emergency services including, Port Hope Police Services, Canadian Red Cross, and Municipal Animal Services are on scene.

The following temporary road closures are in effect with an expected timeframe from 12:30 – 7:00 pm.

Wellington Street from Phillips Road to Croft Street

Rosevear Boulevard from Ontario Street to Wellington Street

Oxford Street from Ontario Street to Wellington Street