No one injured in balcony fire at Regina St. apartment

Emergency crews responded to a call at approximately 4:00 on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Kate Turner)

Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) and Waterloo Fire Rescue responded to a balcony fire today between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The fire occurred on the 16th floor of Richmond Tours, apartment buildings that are located at 300 Regina Street.

The WRPS arrived on site prior to Waterloo Fire Rescue. A constable extinguished the fire.

Residents were evacuated from the building for approximately 20 to 30 minutes. There were no injuries sustained by firefighters or residents.

All residents were accounted for.

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