North Van home damaged in fire

District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue crews quickly doused an Upper Lonsdale house fire Monday afternoon, but not before it dealt significant damage to the interior of the home.

When crews arrived on the 4000 block of St. Georges Avenue, they could see smoke pouring out. Thankfully, the residents had made it safely outside.

article continues below

“(Crews) did a quick hit on it and knocked the fire down pretty quickly. But the house was fully charged with smoke, so it's taken a while to search the house and clear the smoke,” said assistant fire chief David Dales. “The house isn't destroyed or anything, but the house will be unoccupied for probably a month.”

It’s too soon to say what caused the blaze or even what room it started in, Dales added.

Read Related Topics

© North Shore News

Report a Typo or Error

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The North Shore News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Community Events Calendar