Residents displaced in overnight fire on Hamilton Road
A building damaged in an overnight fire in London, Ont. is seen on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Jim Knight / CTV London)
Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:18AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:50AM EDT
LONDON, Ont. - Investigators say a candle may be the cause of an overnight fire in southeast London that has left residents displaced.
The London Fire Department says the fire at 229 Hamilton Road began around 3 a.m. The building has several apartment units within.
Fire crews were able to contain the fire to the apartment it began in, however damages are set at $100,000 and the residents will be displaced for some time.
One person was taken to hospital as a precaution.
Shelter was obtained for all residents that are displaced.
A fire investigator was called in to determine the cause and origin of the fire.