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Providence University College dormitory destroyed after fire

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ABOVE: Witness video shows fire tear through Providence University College dormitory Thursday – Jun 1, 2017

A fire tore through a two-storey dormitory at the Providence University College in Otterburne, Man. Thursday afternoon.

A spokesperson with the college said smoke was first seen coming from the building, Bergen Hall, at 4:45 p.m.

Fire crews from “Niverville, St. Malo and St-Pierre-Jolys, supported by the RCMP, were dispatched” according to a news release from the college.

Pictures and videos from the scene of the fire show the entire building engulfed in flames.

The dorm was undergoing exterior renovations at the time of the fire.

It’s currently unknown what caused the blaze but the spokesperson said the 80 room building is a total loss.

No one was injured in the incident.

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