Fire Crews Fight Richmond West Blaze

Richmond West Fire
Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze at 86 Hawstead Road on Monday, October 7, 2013. (CHRISD.CA)
Richmond West Fire
Neighbours watch as smoke billows from a home in Richmond West on Monday afternoon. (CHRISD.CA)

Damage is estimated at $150,000 in a Richmond West fire late Monday afternoon.

The blaze at 86 Hawstead Road began just before 5 p.m. in two-storey house, which quickly spread to a neighbouring property.

Firefighters had the blaze contained by around 5:30 p.m. and had surrounding streets blocked off for several hours.

No injuries were reported. A cause remains under investigation.

Damage to the second home is estimated at $5,000.

— Staff



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