Major fire rips through Golden Concrete

Firefighters from two departments were called out in the early morning to fight a blaze at Golden Concrete Ltd.

Fire tears through Golden Concrete Ltd in an early morning fire on March 6.



A major fire ripped through Golden Concrete Ltd at 1019 11th Avenue North on the morning of March 6.

Approximately 30 firefighters from both Golden and Nicholson attended the scene after a call went out at around 4:30 a.m.

When firefighters arrived on the scene the building was fully engulfed in flames and there were multiple explosions possibly from propane tanks at the site.

Firefighters used a ladder truck to attack the fire from above and keep it contained to the structure on site.

There were no injuries in the fire according to firefighters at the scene.

Multiple cement trucks and other vehicles were also destroyed or damaged in the incident.

Firefighters were still on the scene at 10 a.m. attempting to control and put out any hot spots which were flaring up.

Firefighters at the incident  said this was the worst fire they had seen in at least 10 years in this area.

The cause of the fire is unknown at the present time and an investigation will be underway as soon as possible but may take up to two weeks to complete.

 

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