**Updated** Fire crews respond to fire at former Home Hardware building in Stellarton

**Updated at 7:06 a.m.**

Fire crews were called to the former Home Hardware building on South Foord Street in Stellarton after a blaze broke out Monday afternoon.

The fire caused extensive damage to the main building, which was being renovated.

Firefighters from multiple departments responded to the scene: Stellarton, Plymouth, Westville, Eureka, and Linacy.

The Stellarton Police Department also helped with traffic control as a section of South Foord Street had to be closed.