Updated May 11 at 8: 33 a.m.
Greater Sudbury Police have reopened Elm Street in both directions. An early morning fire saw the roadway closed to allow Greater Sudbury Fire Services to battle the blaze.
Early indications suggest the cause of the structure fire to be suspicious, GSPS said in a tweet this morning, indicating the Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to help with the investigation.
Elm St now open in both directions. This has been deemed a suspicious structure fire. No one was inside the building at the time of the fire. We are working in collaboration with the Ontario Fire Marshall. Officers will remain on scene as the investigation is ongoing.— Sudbury Police (@SudburyPolice) May 11, 2021
Updated May 11 at 7:25 a.m.
Greater Sudbury Police have released some updated traffic information after a fire on Elm Street early this morning. See their tweet below:
E/B lane towards downtown has been reopened on Elm Street. W/B lane traffic is being re-routed around on Hartman Avenue. Please take alternative routes, where able. Police are still on scene and Investigation is continuing. ^smy— Sudbury Police (@SudburyPolice) May 11, 2021
Elm Street in downtown Sudbury is closed between Lorne and Alder streets due to an early-morning fire, according to a tweet from Greater Sudbury Police.
Police ask that people take alternative routes.
Greater Sudbury Fire Services crews are active in the area, said Deputy Fire Chief Jesse Oshell in a tweet.