© Rafferty Baker/CBC On Saturday morning, firefighters say they extinguished a fire in an unoccupied tent in the East Hastings Street on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Late last month, Vancouver Fire Rescue Services had ordered the immediate removal of tents and structures along East Hastings Street over fire safety concerns. Firefighters extinguished a fire in an unoccupied tent on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Saturday morning. It comes after a deadline to remove tents and structures along East Hastings Street due to safety concerns has come and gone. Assistant Fire Chief Brian Bertuzzi with Vancouver Fire Rescue Services said crews found a tent fully engulfed in flames on East Hastings Street sometime Saturday morning.
Source: CBC News August 08, 2022 02:33 UTC