Three people were evacuated and four people are homeless, said Greater Sudbury Fire Services. Fire damage is reported as moderate, while smoke damage is reported as heavy.
A total of 19 firefighters from three station responded.
In its fire safety message, Greater Sudbury Fire Services advises residents to avoid overloading a circuit with “octopus outlets.” Check cords for damage such as fraying or nicks. Extension cords should only be used as a temporary connection.