ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – A large fire has broken out in Abbotsford. Callers to the NEWS 1130 newsroom report seeing large plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky.
1:25 #ABBOTSFORD Reports of a fire in the area of Vye Road and Sumas Way. Black smoke causing a visual distraction.
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“I’m seeing a plume of black smoke that probably a good kilometre in the air. You’ll see it from Mt. Lehman Road all the way out to probably Number 3 Road,” George tells NEWS 1130.
“There are emergency vehicles on site and they’re directing traffic off of Vye Road.”
— Aaron Haggerty (@604Haggerty) June 19, 2018
The fire broke out arounf 1:20 this afternoon. No word from the fire department on injuries or a cause.