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Condo fire near Ikea in Coquitlam

COQUITLAM (NEWS1130) – It appears crews are gaining control of a condo fire near the Ikea in Coquitlam.

Coquitlam Fire and Rescue confirms it is a two-alarm, working fire.

Travis is in the area and says flames and smoke can be seen for blocks. “You can seem them coming out of the roof. It’s not big and looks like it’s contained to an upper unit.”

Another caller says it looks like at least one person is hurt. “Paramedics are now on scene. They’ve gone into the building with a stretcher so i’m not exactly sure what’s going on.”

Other callers tell News1130 at least six fire trucks are at the building near Lougheed Highway and Woolridge Street.