A pair of fires on the east side of the city kept Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue busy over the last three days, with a residential fire and a commercial site blaze listed among their travels.
An early Friday morning fire on the 24th saw crews respond to a structure fire on 8th Avenue East behind Henry's B-Y market, the fire which required two crews to battle left a number of residents out of their homes and is currently under investigation by the Fire Department and the RCMP.
|Residents of a multi unit residence on Eighth Avenue East are looking|
for a new place to live following a structure fire on Friday
Earlier last week, the Fire/Rescue Department tackled a fire at Coastal Propane on George Hills Way the late evening fire of January 22nd, saw damage to four moving trucks parked at the lot across from Canadian Fish.
|Two east side fires put the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department into|
action last week
The Coastal Propane fire has been deemed suspicious and is also under investigation by the Fire Department and RCMP.
The Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Service provided a full account of both incidents through their Facebook page.
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