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Extensive damage in Steveston house fire

This house fire at 3240 Springfield Dr. caused extensive damage Wednesday afternoon. - Martin van den Hemel photo
This house fire at 3240 Springfield Dr. caused extensive damage Wednesday afternoon.
— image credit: Martin van den Hemel photo

Flames were shooting out from all sides of a house at 3240 Springfield Dr. in Steveston late Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was first called in shortly after 4 p.m., and according to the Twitter service ScanBC, the house was fully engulfed when fire crews

arrived.

As of Thursday morning, there's no word from fire investigators regarding the cause of the fire, or whether there were any injuries.

But an ambulance remained parked at the scene, and a BC Hydro crew was also there to assist.

There's also no word on the extent of the fire damage, though smoke could be seen pouring through a vent in the attic, and at least one front bedroom window had been smashed.

Fire crews could be seen in an upstairs front bedroom using flashlights and spraying water into the attic space.

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