(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Reports of a house fire in the 2100 block of Arthur Street West have hit our news desk. We have been told that a violent incident erupted shortly before a fire broke out.
A male was trapped in a room of the home and eventually escaped onto the roof. The house became fully engulfed in flames.
The male managed to make their way down to the roof of a detached garage as the house burned. He successfully made it to safety.
Firefighters are currently working hard to extinguish the fire and cool the area. There may be a prolonged first responder presence.
Superior North EMS transported the male to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for medical assessment.
Avoid the area if possible. We are waiting on more details to be confirmed regarding this incident.