Small fire closes Sarnia Public Library until further notice

No injuries have been reported

(Travis Poland/Lambton Shield)

A minor fire struck the basement of the Sarnia Library late Thursday afternoon closing the site until further notice.

The fire occurred in the Christina Street facility’s mechanical system, but was quickly extinguished by Sarnia Fire.

All staff and patrons were evacuated and no injuries were reported, according to a County of Lambton news release.

The Electrical Safety Authority must conduct an onsite inspection and provide approval before the site can re-open.

The County encourages the public to monitor its website, www.lambtononline, or follow it on Facebook or Twitter for updates.

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