House fire on Gardner Avenue

In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 photo provided by Jacob Dubois, a Cornwall fire truck and the Cornwall Mobile Command Center secure the scene of a house fire on Gardner Avenue in Cornwall, Ont. (Jacob Dubois via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL ā€“ Firefighters were battling heavy smoke and flames from a home on Gardner Avenue in the city’s east end.

The call came in around 7:30 p.m. for the two-storey home with an attached garage in the 100 block of Gardner.

Firefighters had initially battled flames coming from an attached garage, which spread into the main section of the structure.

Heavy smoke could be seen several blocks away.

Paramedics were also on scene though it’s not clear at this time whether there were any injuries.

In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 photo supplied by Keelan O'Flaherty, flames leap from a section of the roof next to the garage of this two storey home on Gardner Avenue. (Keelan O'Flaherty via Newswatch Group)
In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 photo supplied by Keelan O’Flaherty, flames leap from a section of the roof next to the garage of this two storey home on Gardner Avenue. (Keelan O’Flaherty via Newswatch Group)
In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 photo supplied by Keelan O'Flaherty, firefighters assemble on Gardner Avenue where a fire in a two-storey home destroyed the structure. There are no reported injuries. (Keelan O'Flaherty via Newswatch Group)
In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 photo supplied by Keelan O’Flaherty, firefighters assemble on Gardner Avenue where a fire in a two-storey home destroyed the structure. There are no reported injuries. (Keelan O’Flaherty via Newswatch Group)

Firefighters were able to have the situation under control by 8:30 p.m.

The Cornwall Mobile Command Center and the fire prevention department were securing the scene overnight.

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