• Feb 17, 2024

    CAMPBELL RIVER FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO STRUCTURE FIRE ON ERICKSON ROAD

    At approximately 2:24 a.m. on February 17, 2024, the City of Campbell River Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 155 Erickson Road. Approximately 20 firefighters responded, and mutual aid support was provided by the Oyster River Fire Department. Residents were evacuated and no serious injuries were reported.

    The Strathcona Regional District Emergency Support Services (ESS) program was activated and a reception centre to support the evacuated residents was established at the Campbell River Baptist Church. The reception centre is now closed and evacuated residents are encouraged to reach out for support and information on temporary access to the building at 250-203-1972.

    The City advises the public to stay away from the area and follow directions from City staff, emergency services personnel and security on site.

    Thank you to the emergency responders, RCMP, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Transit, Baptist Church, Passage View Motel, ESS volunteers, and the local taxi companies, who supported this response.

    Any further updates will be provided on the City website at campbellriver.ca.

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CAMPBELL RIVER FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO STRUCTURE FIRE ON ERICKSON ROAD

by Alison Harrower | Feb 17, 2024

At approximately 2:24 a.m. on February 17, 2024, the City of Campbell River Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 155 Erickson Road. Approximately 20 firefighters responded, and mutual aid support was provided by the Oyster River Fire Department. Residents were evacuated and no serious injuries were reported.

The Strathcona Regional District Emergency Support Services (ESS) program was activated and a reception centre to support the evacuated residents was established at the Campbell River Baptist Church. The reception centre is now closed and evacuated residents are encouraged to reach out for support and information on temporary access to the building at 250-203-1972.

The City advises the public to stay away from the area and follow directions from City staff, emergency services personnel and security on site.

Thank you to the emergency responders, RCMP, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Transit, Baptist Church, Passage View Motel, ESS volunteers, and the local taxi companies, who supported this response.

Any further updates will be provided on the City website at campbellriver.ca.

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