Massive Langley condo fire could have been prevented by newer building practices: developer
The spectacular fire that raged through a Langley condominium complex on Sunday likely wouldn’t have taken hold if it had been built under newer practices for placing additional sprinklers in four-storey wood-frame buildings, according to the developer that built the structure. “It’s a building code issue,” said Peter Warkentin, a partner in Abbotsford-based builder Quadra Homes, which developed the Paddington Station building in the 5600-block of 210A Street in downtown Langley that was completed in 2009. Read the article…………….
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The Morinville Fire Department had its hands full Saturday when a 3-storey condo unit, attached to five other 3-storey units’
A five-alarm blaze engulfed a large three-story condo complex under construction near Oakland’s Lake Merritt early Monday, sending flames soaring