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Fire forces evacuation of Talwood Drive apartment in Peterborough

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A fire broke out an apartment on Talwood Drive in Peterborough on Tuesday evening. Crews responded to reports of smoke and flames coming from a window at the rear of the building around 6 p.m. No word yet if there were any injuries. – Oct 6, 2021

No injuries were reported after a fire forced the evacuation of an apartment in Peterborough’s west end on Tuesday evening.

Just after 6 p.m., emergency crews responded to multiple 911 calls of reports of flames and smoking coming from a window of an apartment at the rear of the building at 939 Talwood Dr.

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Peterborough Fire Services firefighters helped evacuate the building and several people were assessed by paramedics.

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It is unclear if anyone was transported to hospital.

The cause of the fire has yet to be released.

— More to come

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