Large Industrial Fire in Merritt

By Chad Harris
October 26, 2015 - 10:50pm Updated: October 28, 2015 - 12:36am

A tense situation unfolded in the small community of Merritt Monday night. 

Fire crews were called into a structure fire at an industrial business located at the corner of Nicola Avenue and Douglas Street. 

One witness on scene who is staying at the Prince Motel told CFJC News the fire started around 7:15pm and that they were evacuated from the motel as a precaution. 

No injuries have been reported by authorities at this point. 

Fire crews are asking members of the public to avoid the area.

 

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