World News – CA – Person arrested as heritage block burns on Main and Broadway


Flames could be seen leaping from the roof of the Frenchies Diner, a hot dog and poutine restaurant at 2470 Main St

A person was arrested near a major blaze fought by Vancouver firefighters along Main Street near Broadway on Thursday

According to Vancouver Fire Rescue Services, the fire started around 11 a.m. in a commercial strip in the 2400 block of Main Flames could be seen leaping from the roof of the Frenchies Diner, a hot-air restaurant. -dogs and poutines at 2470 Main

Fire trucks were also seen spraying two nearby stores, The Main Smoke Shop and Mabel’s Beauty Salon

According to Heritage Vancouver, the three stores were built in 1903, 1904 and 1906 and are the first timber buildings constructed in the triangular block of Mount Pleasant

The first wooden buildings built in the triangular block of Mount Pleasant are those that are on fire 1903, 1904, 1906 https: // tco / 8qMsbN0Gjn

Vancouver Police Const Tania Visintin spokeswoman said one person was arrested near the scene

Firefighters use a trench, a technique that involves removing a thin section of the roof, to isolate an unburned building from the adjacent fire

Main Street was closed to northbound traffic from Broadway to 6th Avenue, while Broadway was closed between Brunswick and Quebec streets

Heavy smoke in the area led firefighters to advise people with respiratory problems living nearby to stay indoors with their windows closed

Our staff @VanFireRescue @ IAFF18 are working hard to control a third alarm fire at Main and Broadway Please avoid this area imageTwittercom / WnNuS7LEy8

Teams use trench cutting technique to isolate unburned building at third alarm 2400blk Main St Cooling of three heavily damaged buildings with main streams and antennas from outside #vanworkingfire Please avoid the imageTwittercom area / J6aeZKUFLY

Main and Broadway fire in Vancouver Still in progress, moving north along # Vancouver block #news picTwittercom / B4qkzBKcxw

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World news – CA – Person arrested as heritage building burns down in Main and Broadway


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