Thursday, 26 May 2016
White Rock Apartments Up In Smoke
Unfortunately, no fence could have stopped the initial fire, that started at an adjacent construction site, from spreading to the complex. What caused the first spark is still a mystery but is thought to have been set deliberately at this writing. Dry weather mixed with light breezes no doubt fueled the flames. Read more about what happened HERE.
Battling the blaze depleted the small city’s reservoirs and caused a temporary boil advisory for drinking water. Neighboring Surrey supplied additional water and multiple firefighters to help extinguish a disaster that became a wake up call about local preparedness during catastrophes.
This post is linked to GOOD FENCES.
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