February 12, 2018 10:30 am
Updated: February 12, 2018 10:35 am

Firefighter injured in $100K electrical fire in central Hamilton


Damage has been assessed at $100,000 after a multiple alarm fire in central Hamilton. It began early Monday, just after midnight at a townhome on 53 Cathcart St. between Cannon and Wilson.

The electrical fire started in the basement but ran up the wall space to a second floor attic.

One firefighter was sent to hospital for treatment, and released shortly after.

While the home was vacant, it did have a working smoke alarm that alerted neighbours in the adjoining home.

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