One person has been taken to hospital with unknown injuries after a house fire in the 3700-block of Sixth Avenue on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.
Crews responded to the call at 6:41 p.m., Port Alberni Fire Department deputy chief Wes Patterson said. “The occupant made it out prior to arrival of the fire department.”
Patterson could not confirm the area of origin for the fire, saying only that it is under investigation.
“Crews made entry and quickly knocked down the fire,” he said. Firefighters were cleaning up equipment by 8:30 p.m.
The fire is one of numerous calls local emergency personnel handled over the holiday season.
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