Burnaby high-rise evacuated after fire breaks out on balcony
Nearly 100 residents waited outside as crews fought the fire on 20th floor
A highrise apartment in Burnaby was evacuated this morning after a fire broke out on the 20th floor.
Fire officials on scene said the fire broke out sometime before 2:30 a.m. at an apartment on Douglas Road, when some material caught fire on the balcony on the 20th floor.
At least a hundred residents were standing outside for nearly an hour as crews fought the small fire and cleaned up inside. The residents were let back in to the building just before 3:15 a.m.
No one was injured in the incident, and the cause is currently under investigation.