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Firefighters injured in North Preston house fire released

15 April, 2018, 00:42 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • Cindy Porter watched nervously as the flames from a brush fire grew closer to her home on Underwood Road in Garlands Crossing April 12

The children were said to be in cardiac arrest when they were removed from the home. "The last 20 years of my life are gone".

Along with PVFD, Errington, Coombs-Hilliers and Qualicum Beach fire departments were called to the fire last Wednesday in Parksville. Responders noted heavy smoke coming from the house upon arrival, according to a news release from the Cary Fire Protection District.

"After the first fire the re-inspecting crew spent some time at the scene looking for and extinguishing "hotspots".

"I'm not sure if we would rebuild it", she said. They broke windows, using ladders to get to the second floor ones, as well as chainsaws.

"Most of the fire was located under the stairwell so it compromised the stairs - it burnt the stairs out". One cat was rescued and two still are hiding.

Police have closed the street off in the area of the fire.

"Then off it went", he said.

Crews are investigating a fire at a home in Greensboro Friday morning.

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