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Stubborn residents put firefighters at risk in Sooke house fire

August 1, 2019
By Victoria News

Aug. 1, 2019, Sooke, B.C. – A lunchtime fire Wednesday saw Sooke Fire Rescue struggle to convince residents at a Lincroft Road condo complex to evacuate the building.

“The fire alarm system worked and most of the people evacuated as they should, but we had a few stubborn people who refused to vacate the building, even though we’d had some open flames and considerable smoke in the building,” said Fire Chief Kenn Mount. Victoria News reports. | READ MORE