Release Date: October 9th, 2018 - 6:40pm
Originator: Staff Sergeant Andy Forde, Uniform Operations, 905-825 4747 ext. 2210
Contact: Staff Sergeant Andy Forde, Uniform Operations, 905-825 4747 ext. 2210
On October 9th at approximately 16:50 hours, Oakville Fire and Halton Police responded to 1180 Dorval Drive in Oakville for an apartment fire.
The fire occurred on the 5th floor of the building and has since been brought under control. No serious injuries occurred however two residents were transported by paramedics to an area hospital to be treated for minor smoke inhalation.
A partial evacuation of the building has taken place due to the amount of smoke that was present within the area of the 5th floor.
Fire crews are still on scene assessing the situation and police are advising motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area at this time.
Oakville Transit have also arranged for several buses to attend the scene to accommodate displaced residents from the building.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.