Rick Kwasnecha

Rick Kwasnecha

Bedrooms burned

NANAIMO – Firefighters investigate cause of blaze on Buttertubs Drive.

Rick Kwasnecha, Nanaimo Fire Rescue fire prevention officer, peers out of a second-storey bedroom window while investigating the cause of a fire at unit 26, 9 Buttertubs Dr.

The fire broke out about 8:30 p.m. Monday, destroyed three bedrooms in the townhouse and displaced four residents. The occupants, who were not injured, had no tenants’ insurance and are staying with friends.