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AHA MEDIA at the scene of Little Mountain housing complex fire in Vancouver on Wednesday November 10, 2009

AHA MEDIA responded to a tweet by Vancouver Sun on twitter who announced that

RT @VancouverSun Blaze breaks out at Little Mountain housing firefighters are battling a two-alarm blaze at t..http://bit.ly/aX4Az

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AHA MEDIA remembers when Little Mountain Co-op had an Art – In to raise awareness of the situation – “Artists and community members want to stop the demolition of the 224 homes at Little Mountain and have them re-opened for families in need of affordable housing”

Please see AHA MEDIA’s post of the Art – In dated January 12, 2009 http://tinyurl.com/yfpx8s7

AHA MEDIA arrived on the scene after the Vancouver Sun’s tweet on twitter and spoke to a reliable source onsite  who said:

“The Fire had occured between 6pm – 7pm.  Workers were finishing up for the day from cutting metal. and the fire happened…There is No Conspiracy Theory!”

Below are photos from the scene

Little Mountain Fire 1

Little Mountain Fire 2

Little Mountain Fire 3

Little Mountain Fire 4

Little Mountain Fire 5

Little Mountain Fire 6

Little Mountain Fire 7

Little Mountain Fire 8

Little Mountain Fire 10

Little Mountain Fire 11

Little Mountain Fire 12

AHA MEDIA asked if there was anyone hurt, the reliable source said “No!”

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  1. November 11, 2009 at 9:41 am

    I used to live quite close to there. Those were good buildings, and the residents were never any trouble; it was a lot of families whose kids played together. Such a total waste, and now the site is being sold to a developer who has said he’s not going to have it ready within a decade. Super. That’s just what the neighborhood needed, a huge hole in the ground for ten years.

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