Massive fire in Burnaby townhouse complex

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A large fire is currently burning in a residential complex in Burnaby.

The townhouse complex, Cascade Village, is located a couple of blocks from Burnaby Hospital on Linwood Street just east of Smith Avenue. The wood-frame complex has 250 units and was built in 1989

Reports say it is currently a two-alarm fire.

Tweets show dramatic images of large flames reaching out of the building’s roof.  

Burnaby fire fighters are currently on the scene.

Image: Adil Khimani

Image: Adil Khimani

Image: Adil Khimani

Image: Adil Khimani

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