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Large fire in Abbotsford

Last Updated Jun 19, 2018 at 1:57 pm PST

(Kevin A Macdonald Photo)

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.

“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.”

The fire broke out arounf 1:20 this afternoon. No word from the fire department on injuries or a cause.