SURREY (NEWS 1130) – One person has been found dead after a fire broke out at a Surrey gas station Monday.
At around 5:30 a.m. police say the convenience store at the PetroCan station along 88th Avenue and 192nd Street went up in flames. Gas pumps were not involved.
Update: Body found after crews put out fire in a pre-dawn explosion at this #PortKells #SurreyBC gas station. Now more police, including unmarked vehicles, have turned up at the scene. pic.twitter.com/OwNNbQCDe5
— Bruce Claggett (@BruceClaggett) October 21, 2019
“Once the fire was deemed under control and the area could be searched, one person was located inside the gas station deceased,” say Surrey RCMP. “The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined.”
Mounties are asking anyone who has information to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.