Hamilton firefighters rescue family of seven from multiple-alarm townhouse blaze


Published March 21, 2022 at 7:58 am

Crews with the Hamilton Fire Department rescued a family of seven form a burning townhouse Monday morning (March 21). (Hamilton Fire Department Twitter)

A family of seven was rescued from a burning house early Monday (March 21) on Hamilton mountain.

According to the Hamilton Fire Department (HFD), crews were called to a multiple-alarm structure fire at a townhouse on Upper Wentworth just after 2 a.m.

Three adults and four children were rescued from a second-storey bedroom window and were taken to local hospital for treatment.

The extent of the damage to the unit is unknown at this time but appears to be extensive.

Ontario’s Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate.


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