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One found dead after gas station fire in Surrey's Port Kells area

Last Updated Oct 22, 2019 at 1:53 pm PST

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Summary

The blaze broke out at around 5:30 a.m. Monday

Once the fire was under control, a deceased person was found inside

The cause of the fire remains under investigation

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.

“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.