Witnesses say flames engulf a home in Campbell River Wednesday

Richard Coon-Gladstone
WatchFlames and smoke from a structure fire in Campbell River Wednesday night.

Witnesses in Campbell River say a home was fully involved in flames Wednesday night near École Mer-et-Montagne.

Richard Coon-Gladstone told CHEK he saw smoke from his residence on Robron Road around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

He says he went for a drive and discovered the fire at what he believed to be a townhome on Murray Place, near the french-language school.

Coon-Gladstone says he saw three fire trucks and an ambulance at the scene.

Around 9:20 p.m., Campbell River fire tweeted a video of the blaze, showing the extent of the fire.

Officials say all occupants of the home managed to escape.

Other witnesses say the home’s occupants managed to escape.

More information as it becomes available.


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