UPDATE Fire on Queen Street and Special Olympics Parking

Posted on Thursday January 31, 2019

Officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are still at the scene of a fire that consumed a building in the 200 block of Queen Street East earlier today. 


At this time the fire is under control, however Queen Street between Dennis Street and Bruce Street will remain closed for the rest of the evening. 


Officers and Firefighters responded to the fire at approximately 5:15 a.m. and the block was quickly evacuated. No injuries have been reported at this time and the Ontario Fire Marshalls office has been called in to assist with the investigation.


The Street closure is expected to have a minimal impact on the opening ceremonies for the 2019 Ontario Special Olympic Winter Games.  Limited parking is available at the GFL Memorial Gardens, the surrounding city streets and The Stations Mall parking lot.

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Contact information:
Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or info@ssmps.org

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