Jan. 1. 2020
Delta Police were called at approximately 4 am, Jan. 1, to assist the Delta Fire Department with a fire at the 5400 block of 12th Avenue in Tsawwassen. A professional building is located here and was significantly damaged in the fire.
“Fortunately there have been no reported injuries,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police. “Police evacuated residents from several nearby homes overnight to ensure public safety and emergency social services was engaged to assist those impacted.”
The Delta Fire Department has the fire well under control, but is continuing to fully extinguish it. Traffic around this area will be disrupted while the work continues; 53A has been re-opened while the 5400 block of 12th Avenue remains shut down. Residents have now been allowed back into neighbouring homes.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this point. Police do not expect to be able to provide any further information today regarding this incident.
Building damaged in Jan. 1 fire at 5400 block of 12th Ave