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White Rock Fire Evacuation Shared On YouTube (Video)

Imagine a loud ringing noise waking you up in the middle of the night and quickly realizing it’s your building’s fire alarm.

That was the case for hundreds of residents in a White Rock apartment this past weekend.

The fire initially started in a construction zone and caught reach of a nearby condo. All residents were forced to evacuate, with a large amount losing their homes.

One of the residents, YouTube user Messycars, captured a short clip of the evacuation, while also presenting the size and chaos of the blaze.

Given the  of the fire, White Rock’s water resources were heavily taxed, leading to a 4-day water boil advisory.



Image via YouTube

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