No one was hurt, but damage is extensive, following a house fire in north Hamilton.
Flames were shooting from the third-floor windows of the 2.5-storey detached home on Catharine Street North by the time firefighters arrived just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Fire crews extinguished the blaze and made sure the fire didn’t spread to neighbouring homes.
Damage is estimated at $300,000.
Fire officials say the cause of the fire has been determined to be a malfunctioning electrical appliance.
The Red Cross is assisting the occupants with alternate accommodation.
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