An alarming start to the morning for residents in the area of West 70th and Osler just off Oak Street.
Vancouver Fire Fighters were called to the scene to battle a three alarm blaze in a three story apartment around 6AM.
According to Global BC, crews are now mopping up the scene after putting out the fire in about an hour.
Thick black smoke was visible from blocks away and around 25 people have been left displaced as a result of the morning blaze.
No word on cause.