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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