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Rescue made at downtown Windsor high-rise apartment

Fire at a high-rise apartment building in downtown Windsor, Ont. (Chris Ensing/CBC - image credit)
Fire at a high-rise apartment building in downtown Windsor, Ont. (Chris Ensing/CBC - image credit)

A rescue has been made at a high-rise apartment building in downtown Windsor.

The person was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

The fire at 920 Ouellette Avenue was first reported by Windsor Fire & Rescue just before 8 a.m. on their X account, formerly known as Twitter.

It was contained to one unit on the 17th floor, according to fire officials.

Downtown apartment fire was first reported by Windsor fire officials before 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
Downtown apartment fire was first reported by Windsor fire officials before 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Downtown apartment fire was first reported by Windsor fire officials before 8 a.m. on Wednesday. (Chris Ensing/CBC)

The building is located between Erie Street and Elliott Street.

Fire officials said the blaze is now out and crews are ventilating parts of the complex.

The cause is still unknown at this time.

More to come.