Fire forces residents from 150 Charlton Ave. East
A resident texts on her phone as she sits on an HSR bus with her cats . The bus was brought in Wednesday night to keep residents from 150 Charlton Avenue East.
Firefighters found flames shooting out the balcony door of a 15th floor apartment when they arrived. The fire was initially believed to be on the apartment’s balcony.
Residents fled into the night with their pets.
Firefighters battling the blaze discovered a cat in the apartment with the fire and rescued it.
The fire caused $45,000 to the apartment and contents.
A Hamilton police officer helps a woman to the warming bus with her belongings
The cat rescued from the burning unit in a carrier near a resident’s husky.
A woman holds her cat in her arms on the street.
Police blocked off Charlton Ave East for the 10 trucks brought in to fight the fire.
A woman sits on the street on an animal carrier as she sits with her pets while waiting to be allowed back inside.
People look out their apartment windows after being told to stay in their apartment.