Update: fire at 1959 Marine Drive
District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services responded to a structure fire at 1959 Marine Drive at approximately 4:30am on Tuesday, December 27. Chief Hutchinson of District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services announced this afternoon that while the cause of the fire is not yet known, it has been confirmed as not suspicious.
Twenty-six units, ranging from solo occupancy to multi-generational family units, have been assessed as not habitable at this time. Other residents have been told they can return to their homes.
Building residents who cannot return home nor stay with friends or family are being offered emergency support services provided jointly by North Shore Emergency Management and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation).