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Fire breaks out twice at 3-unit building in Kingston’s north end

A fire broke out at a home on Thomas Street in Kingston on Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
A fire broke out at a home on Thomas Street in Kingston on Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire is currently unknown. Global Kingston

Kingston Fire and Rescue investigators are still looking for the cause of a fire in the area of Stephen and Montreal streets.

A call came in just after 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning reporting a fire in the upstairs portion of a home at 80 Thomas St.

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A firefighter on the scene said the blaze was contained to the upper-floor apartment of the three-unit building.

All of the tenants, along with a dog and two cats, got out safely.

An estimate on the damage was not immediately available.

Then, just after noon, the fire apparently reignited. Kingston firefighters were able to put out the blaze, but according to the City of Kingston, all tenants of the building will have to find other accommodations.

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The cause of the fire is unknown and the damages have not been released.

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