Fire and smoke at Severn Court student residence in Peterborough

Five people have been displaced after fire services were called to a student residence in Peterborough Monday evening. Students were seen outside of the Severn Court residence around 6:30 p.m., following a fire alarm. When fire crews arrived, smoke was coming from multiple windows in the residence. Firefighters were able to control the flames and smoke, with damage only in one unit. The cause of the fire is still unknown.