On my bike ride to work today I noticed that West 4th was blocked off between Arbutus and Maple and that there were an awful lot of firefighters walking around. Turns out there’s been a large fire at Bimini’s early this morning.
Early reports suggest that this was no small kitchen fire, but no reports yet on the total damage.[UPDATE: See this Flickr set by thelastminute for some photos of firefighters trying to control the fire. It also appears that Ryan Nadel from NowPublic is on the scene, filing regular updates on the fire.] [UPDATE 2: Damage to the oldest of three buildings that make up Bimini’s is said to be substantial and whether or not this building can be saved is now up to city engineers (see Global BC for a video segment from their news at noon).]
Last modified: October 12, 2021