Apartment fire on Lewis Street

North Cowichan\Duncan

2020-12-31 16:24 PST

File # 2020-20169

Just minutes before 1:00 PM on December 31, 2020, North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP responded to a structure fire on Lewis Street in Duncan, BC.

North Cowichan Southend, Maple Bay, Crofton and Duncan Fire Departments all responded to an apartment building in flames in the 2500 block of Lewis Street.

BC Ambulance Services attended and transported several victims to local Vancouver Island hospitals via air and ground with unknown injuries.

The crews are still on scene extinguishing the flames. Once safe, fire investigators will examine the building to determine the cause.

No further information will be released at this time.

Released by

Cst. Pam Bolton

Media Relations Officer
Duncan/North Cowichan RCMP
6060 Canada Avenue, Duncan, BC
Office: 250-748-5522
Cell: 250-466-4361
Fax: 250-746-2126

Email: NCD-Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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