Shortly before 6:30pm on this evening Port Hope Fire Department along with Port Hope Police Service and Northumberland Paramedics responded to the Port Hope Coin Laundry for a report of heavy smoke coming from the building.
Firefighters quickly contained a small fire in the rear of the business. It is unclear how the fire started at this time. Firefighters checked neighbouring businesses for any fire extension or damage.
It is unknown if anyone was in the building at the time of this incident, however no injuries were reported. The cost of the damages are also unknown at this time.