A fire in downtown Guelph on Thursday put the lives of a woman and a cat at risk.

Fire crews responded to the blaze on Quebec Street near Baker Street at around 4:45 p.m.

The fire in the second storey apartment was brought under control and extinguished.

Officials say that a cat was revived by firefighters on scene.

A female occupant of the adjacent apartment was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.

Units from Speedvale, Stone, Elizabeth, Imperial, and the Headquarters stations attended the incident.

It’s not yet known what caused the fire or how much damage was caused.

Officials are still investigating.