The Canadian Red Cross is assisting Carbonear residents forced to leave their apartments Wednesday because of a nearby fire.
© Photo by Terry Roberts/The Compass
Carbonear Fire Chief Ed Kavanagh is seen walking past a smoke-filled scene on Water Street Wednesday afternoon. The former Bond Theatre caught fire that afternoon. fire.
The former Bond Theatre was reduced to rubble by the flames. Safety concerns related to smoke and vehicle access left at least half-a-dozen residents in two adjacent buildings temporarily displaced.
The Canadian Red Cross is providing food, clothing and temporary lodging for two adults and two children from two apartments. Others have managed to make their own arrangements.