THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to a structural fire on Coppin Road just after 12 pm on Monday. First arriving units encountered smoke and fire coming from the back windows.
Water was applied from the outside to knock the fire down. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control. The living area of the home sustained heavy fire damage.
The owner suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue reminds residents that working smoke alarms are required on every level of your home and outside all sleeping areas