n December 16, 2016 at approximately 8:15 a.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment members received a call of a fire at 1 Stevens Avenue, Marathon, ON.
Officers attended the location and observed that a large structure, the Everest Bayview Apartment Building, was on fire. The Marathon Fire Department is on scene attempting to extinguish the fire. OPP members and EMS are currently at the scene.
Stevens Avenue is currently closed and the OPP is requesting the public’s assistance, that this area be avoided by both pedestrians and motorists.
The incident is ongoing.