Firefighters from the St. John's Regional Fire Department received a 911 call just before 8 p.m. Wednesday night of a structure fire at a home on Spencer Avenue in St. John's.
Upon arrival, the first crews from the nearby central fire station were met with heavy smoke and fire coming out through a window on the second floor.
A pair of St. John's Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) firefighters are shown amidst the smoke issuing from this home on Spencer Street in the centre of St. John's on Wednesday night. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
The upper level of the home received extensive fire, smoke and water damage stemming from the initial three-alarm fire, but firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading to an attached home.
The RNC is investigating the cause of the fire.