RCMP were called to reports of a structure fire in downtown Squamish Monday morning.
Police arrived at Third Avenue and Vancouver Street to help firefighters and paramedics douse a fire at an industrial building with extensive smoke billowing from the roof, according to a release.
The District of Squamish is working with Vancouver Coastal Health to determine if there are any air quality or environmental concerns.
Air quality at 3rd & Vancouver St. structure fire in #Squamish is being monitored by@VCHhealthcare enviro health officers. No evacuations are required. Continue to avoid area as emergency crews are still on scene fighting the fire. Will continue to update as info is available.
— District of Squamish (@Squamishtown) April 8, 2019
Officers secured the area and asked residents in the smoke path to temporarily leave.
Anyone who may feel affected by the smoke is asked to seek medical attention.
No word yet on the cause of the fire.