On November 18, 2020, at 8:50 pm, Oshawa Fire Services received a call for an apartment fire at 1700 Simcoe Street in which is located at the corner of Simcoe and Niagara Drive.

Upon arrival, fire crews could see heavy fire conditions coming out of a 6th-floor bedroom window on the south side of the apartment building. Firefighters made their way up to the unit, made entry, and got the fire out quickly with no injuries.

This morning Oshawa Fire Services Deputy Chief Steve Barkwell said fire crews did everything right and did an outstanding job of making sure everyone was safe and getting to the fire containing it to the one unit.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation