Shortly after midnight a massive fire near Broadway and Fraser (748 East Broadway) in East Vancouver struck a multi-unit, 3-storey residential building.
As of 7 a.m. this morning, firefighters are still on scene assessing the damage.
Firefighters believe that no one was hurt, however, the building is completely destroyed and neighbouring buildings have been hit with some smoke and water damage.
The cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation. About 20 people have been displaced from their homes as a result of the incident.
Photos of the massive fire in East Vancouver
— R.Jaime Smith (@RJaimeSmith) June 7, 2014
VFRS crews battling a 2-alarm fire at Broadway & Fraser pic.twitter.com/I2hXrX7L0Y
— Van Fire Fighters (@IAFF18) June 7, 2014
— Peter Bremner (@Peter_Bremner) June 7, 2014
Fraser & Broadway swarming with firefighters responding to a massive apartment fire pic.twitter.com/EIKlyHHgST
— Simon Little (@MrSimonLittle) June 7, 2014
Image: Robin Toma
Image: Julie Leung
Main Image via @ScanBC