Terrace firefighters fought a blaze in the garage and attic of this house on the 5000 block of McRae Cres. late in the night of Oct. 18.

Blaze broils garage of residence in Terrace, B.C.

Firefighters arrived within minutes to find the garage 'fully involved.'

  • Oct. 19, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Investigators are looking for the cause of a blaze that tore though a garage and attic of a house on the 5000 block of McRae Crescent late last night.

Firefighters responded at 11:59 p.m. October 18 to find the garage fully involved,  said Terrace fire chief John Klie in a release.

“The fire appears to have started in the garage of the residence and made its way into the attic space,” said Klie.

Sixteen firefighters and two fire trucks extinguished the blaze and no one was injured, said Klie.

Emergency Support Services are looking after the occupants of residence, providing lodging and essentials, he added.

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