Firefighters battle early morning blaze at plywood store on Salt Spring Island

Kim Stewart
Flames seen engulfing Windsor Plywood on Salt Spring Island at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Firefighters on Salt Spring Island responded to an early morning blaze and fought flames through the night after a fire sparked at a local plywood store.

The structure fire occurred at 4:30 a.m. at Windsor Plywood, located at 166 Rainbow Rd on Salt Spring Island.

By approximately 4:30 a.m., flames could be seen engulfing the entire building and shooting out through the roof.

Multiple trucks responded to the scene as local residents watched from a distance.

Fire crews were still on site at Windsor Plywood as of 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, working to put out hot spots.

At this time, it is unclear what may have started the fire or if anyone was injured as a result of the incident.


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