West Nipissing apartment fire destroys building, displaces five people
Five people have been displaced after a fire destroyed a three-unit apartment in West Nipissing Saturday morning.
Fire crews received a call to an apartment complex on 4th St. in West Nipissing at around 4:30 am.
When crews arrived on scene, the building was fully engulfed in flames. It took firefighters until about 7:45 am to extinguish the fire.
No injuries were reported as tenants were able to evacuate the apartment safely. The fire department estimates the damage at well over $300,000.
Officials are investigating the cause of the fire, but do not believe the fire is suspicious in nature.