VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Another Vacant home fire broke out in Vancouver Saturday evening.
Fire crews were called to the corner of West 62nd Avenue and Cambie Street in the Marpole area. They arrived to find visible flames.
Crews just arrived to flames showing from a vacant home at Cambie St & W 62nd Ave #WorkingFire
— Van Fire Fighters (@IAFF18) November 20, 2016
A man who says he lives nearby took a picture that shows thick white smoke escaping from the home.
— Rick Orser (@RickOrser) November 20, 2016
The cause of this fire is unclear but Vancouver fire crews have been dealing with a string of suspicious vacant home fires. There have been at least 25 so far in 2016.
Police are asking the public to keep their eyes open around vacant homes and report anything suspicious to 911 immediately.