Police say no one was hurt following a tent fire near city hall in Hamilton, Ont., early Thursday.
Investigators say emergency crews doused a “large fire” in the middle of Peace Park around 4 a.m. on the northeast corner of Hunter Street West and Bay Street South.
“It was also observed that there were 2 to 3 tents in the area,” a police spokesperson said in an email.
“Police evacuated the people who were still inside the tents.”
Hamilton Fire has yet to determine the cause and says a large number of personal belongings in and around the encampment were damaged.
Damages to city property included a park bench and a light pole.
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