Lethbridge firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 1300 block of 23 Avenue North at 12:18 p.m. on Thursday, August 31.
A neighbor saw smoke and flames coming from a window and called 911. When firefighters arrived there was an active fire. A total of 21 firefighters from three stations responded. There were one person transported to hospital with injuries related to smoke inhalation. Fire crews are still on scene and the fire is under investigation.
All residents of the 24 unit building have been evacuated and are being assisted by the Red Cross to access resources and housing as needed.
Fire Prevention Officer