Comox Mayor Statement (Nicole Minions) - Thank you to Comox Fire Rescue for responding to the fire this evening at the ESSO (Garlic & Pepper) at 648 Anderton Road and the support provided by the Courtenay Fire and Cumberland departments and the local RCMP detachment.
The fire is now out and contained. Preliminarily reports of minor injuries.
A reminder to stay clear of this area if you are not local traffic. It is recommended to close your windows if you in the adjacent neighbourhoods as air quality will be temporarily affected.
We are grateful for the commitment of our local and regional fire departments and first responders in the actions this evening.
We are sending the small business owners our thoughts and community support this evening and into the future.