Published on July 10, 2014
Ron and Della Desrochers stand in front of the ruins of what was once the Jubilee Block on High Street West. The couple owned the block, as well as Sooter Studios, a business based out of one of the building's storefronts. They lost all of their equipment and an archive of photographs and negatives, but are carrying on regardless.
Published on March 13, 2014
Seen here, a firefighter is engulfed in smoke as he continues to battle a spreading blaze in the Jubilee Block with his fire hose.
Sooter Studios on the rebound after Jubilee Block fire
Della Desrochers worked late the night the Jubilee Block burned down.
The owner of Sooter Studios, Desrochers and her husband Ron also owned the building and she was on the top floor painting a suite for an incoming tenant late into the evening.