HALIFAX – At least 65 people are displaced following a fire in Dartmouth on Tuesday morning.
Around 1 a.m., fire officials were called to the apartment building on Windmill Road. The building was quickly evacuated and no one was injured.
Crews said the fire started on a sixth floor balcony, possibly from a barbeque. The flames then spread up and onto the roof.
By the time crews extinguished the fire, smoke and water had heavily damaged some units.
“It’s just like ransacked,” said McDougall, speaking about his home. “I see the water damage coming through the ceiling. Somehow, I don’t know how … my toilet has moved.”
The Red Cross is assisting residents find temporary shelter.
With files from Global’s Brett Ruskin