A smoke detector getting some of the credit for alerting a downtown Owen Sound resident to a potential fire in his building overnight.
Crews were called to an upstairs apartment unit on 2nd Ave East across from city hall around 4 Wednesday morning after a resident was awakened by a smoke alarm.
After spotting smoke in the hall, he started banging on doors to get everyone out.
Fire crews evacuated half a dozen people from the building.
Turned out to be a pot left on the stove.
No one was hurt.
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