Fire Destroys Under-Construction Condo Development in Langley, British Columbia

A fire ripped through a condo development that was under construction in Langley, British Columbia, on Monday, April 19. Dozens of nearby residents had to be evacuated as the fire spread, according to reports.

This footage, captured by local resident Amber Wuensche and posted to Twitter, shows the smoke from the blaze towering over the condo complex.

In the video’s caption, Wuensche said she captured the footage three blocks away from the fire. She was woken by a neighbor alerting her to the evacuation.

In a statement to CBC News, Langley Fire Chief Stephen Gamble said there were no injuries, as the building was unoccupied, but three nearby buildings were damaged. Credit: Amber Wuensche via Storyful