Fire crews from the North Shore put out a fire inside a trailer parked in an industrial area on Sunday evening.
The fire started at Vancouver’s G3 terminal in the city of North Vancouver.
Smoke and flames were seen pouring into the night sky and could be seen for miles around.
According to Mike Danks, assistant fire chief for the City of North Vancouver Fire Department, it happened in the Vancouver Pile Driving parking lot.
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He says firefighters received the call around 7:20 p.m. after someone reported hearing an explosion coming from the area.
“So we’re at the Vancouver Pile Driving site and they have an ATCO trailer that’s about 10ft by 30ft that they use as a meal trailer,” Danks explained.
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During the extinguishment of the fire, Danks says no injuries were reported.
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“It looks like that’s where the fire started. It spread to some of these nearby temporary structures and some of the nearby shoring but it was contained quite quickly and it was actually due to the quick response of the City of North Vancouver Fire Department and the North Vancouver District Fire and Rescue Services. ”
The trailer that started the fire was completely destroyed.
Danks adds that the cause of the fire has not been established, but that a full investigation will take place Monday morning.
Fifteen firefighters were at the scene of the fire.
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