Vancouver Fire Rescue Services has just responded to a third alarm fire on Broadway and Main that took down Frenchies Diner.
On Thursday, October 22, fire crews responded to the fire, they continued to update the public via Twitter as the scene developed.
Around noon local time, the fire was upgraded to a third alarm fire and both Broadway and Main Street were completely closed down.
Fire 2400blk Main St has been upgraded to a #thirdalarm Broadway and Main closed all directions, please avoid area.… https://t.co/eLr9s7pxkA— Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (@Vancouver Fire Rescue Services)1603389785.0
The following tweet advised everyone with respiratory issues to stay away because of the smoke.
Heavy smoke in the area of Main & Broadway due to active third alarm fire. Those with respiratory issues should avo… https://t.co/TSweIQpUjm— Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (@Vancouver Fire Rescue Services)1603391715.0
Finally, the fire crew announced that they were working on cooling "three heavily damaged buildings with master streams and aerials from exterior."
According to CBC News, the location of the fire was Frenchies Diner.
Frenchies is a staple in the Main Street area, known for its poutine and classic charm.