05/08/2015 08:44 EDT | Updated 05/08/2016 05:59 EDT

North Vancouver residents displaced after fire breaks out at housing co-op

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A fire has displaced at least 25 tenants from a North Vancouver housing co-op.

The blaze broke out on the second floor of a four-building complex on Thursday.

Fire crews say the flames spread quickly and left one of the buildings badly damaged.

One resident says he could only look on in shock as firefighters doused the blaze overtaking his suite.

Emergency services attended the scene to help people find a place to stay.

There were no reported injuries. (News 1130)