February 21, 2018

Man speaks out about condition of Burnaby apartment building destroyed by fire as RCMP guards wreckage of building

A nineteen-year-old man who lost his dog and all his belongings in a fire at a Burnaby apartment building Sunday morning, is speaking out about how the building was kept. Jesse Vincent lived with his mother in the building on Smith Avenue near Canada way. He says the electrical system wasn't good, saying he'd turn on a light in the bathroom and it … [Read more...]

Burnaby apartment building destroyed by fire

A Burnaby apartment building has been levelled by fire. The call came in at 12:30 a.m. -- and by 5:00 a.m. the building, on Smith Avenue near Canada Way, had been reduced to a pile of smoldering debris. RCMP Corporal Scott Brusette says several people have been taken to hospital, but their conditions are not known. "Honestly, I have nothing to … [Read more...]

Charges laid in connection with stabbing at West End apartment Thursday

Vancouver Police say charges have been laid in connection to last night's stabbing at a West End apartment building. Thirty-three year old Vancouver man, Jerome Bonneric is charged with four counts of aggravated assault, four counts of assault with a weapon, three counts of common assault, and one count of assaulting a police officer. Police … [Read more...]

One man in custody after stabbing at Burnaby apartment

One man has been arrested after another man was found at the intersection of Canada Way and Douglas Road suffering from stab wounds to his abdomen.    Burnaby RCMP Sergeant Dwayne Beckerleg says police traced the incident to a nearby apartment building. "Apparently the male from the apartment was taken into custody, and we're still … [Read more...]

Large fire damages New Westminster apartment building

A large fire at a New Westminster apartment building this evening is now out. It happened at a five-storey apartment building at 8th and McBride Avenue. Fire Chief Tim Armstrong says crews were called out around 6 pm. "Initial crews found a suite with flames showing on the outside of the building, they quickly knocked down the fire in the suite … [Read more...]

Body found at West End apartment fire

Vancouver police say a woman's body has been found inside a West End apartment building following a fire. Firefighters were called around 2 p.m. to the 1600-block of Haro Street. They found the body of an elderly woman inside one of the units. Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the blaze, but say it does not appear … [Read more...]