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Fire breaks out at empty building near Oakwood and Rogers Road

Last Updated Jan 17, 2019 at 6:36 am EDT

A fire broke out at a building on Oakwood Avenue on Jan. 17, 2019. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

No injuries have been reported after a fire broke out overnight at an empty building under construction.

It happened just before 3 a.m. Thursday at a commercial and residential property on Oakwood Avenue, near Rogers Road.

Officials said the fire started in the basement and smoke was billowing out into the street when crews arrived.

There has been no word on what started the fire or the extent of the damage to the building.

Oakwood was closed for several hours but reopened just before 6:30 a.m.

A fire broke out at a building on Oakwood Avenue on Jan. 17, 2019. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

 

A fire broke out at a building on Oakwood Avenue on Jan. 17, 2019. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy