City fire crews on scene of Market Street fire UpdateWednesday, October 23, 2013 by: Kate AdamsPhotos by Jamie Lyle
CFB North Bay 22 Wing
Emergency crews responded to a fire this morning at 22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay. The fire was reported at approximately 10:20 a.m. at 42 Market Street and 46 Parker Street, a duplex housing unit. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Emergency responders included 22 Wing Fire Department, 22 Military Police Flight, North Bay Fire Department, North Bay Police Services and ambulance. Construction Engineering was also called out to cut the power to the duplex.
One occupant was evacuated from 42 Market Street and is receiving medical attention. The adjacent unit at 46 Parker Street was unoccupied at the time.
The fire is now out and it is confirmed that one unit is completely destroyed and the other has extensive water damage.
22 Wing/CFB North, home of the Canadian Air Defence Sector, is responsible for providing surveillance, identification, control and warning for the aerospace defence of Canada and North America. While fulfilling this mission, we train rigorously to ensure our personnel, in all professional occupations, are prepared to respond quickly and effectively to both domestic and international crises when called upon.
City fire crews are currently on the scene of a structure fire 42 Market Street.
Chief Fire Prevention Officer Randy Vezina says details are limited at the moment but he did confirm that one side of the duplex is gone and the one of the residents has been taken to hospital.
“All three stations have responded to the call,” he tells BayToday.
Jamie Lyle is on scene and will have a full report later today.