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Canada Fire raging on barge at industrial site in Surrey

18:21  10 august  2018
18:21  10 august  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

Surrey barge fire producing considerable smoke across Metro Vancouver

  Surrey barge fire producing considerable smoke across Metro Vancouver Residents across the region report smelling toxic smoke from areas such as Coquitlam, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey and Vancouver. The smoke is being created by a scrap metal fire on a barge near the Pattullo Bridge.READ MORE: Fire raging on barge at industrial site in SurreyWATCH: Acrid smoke from barge fire chokes Metro VancouverMetro Vancouver is warning about the smoke, telling everyone to seek shelter, close windows and doors and reduce indoor pollution sources.Surrey barge fire producing considerable smoke.

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The fire in Surrey is sending black smoke billowing into the air. © Paul Haysom / Global News The fire in Surrey is sending black smoke billowing into the air.

A fire is raging at an industrial area in Surrey Friday morning.

The fire is burning in the Bridgeview neighbourhood, near Musqueam Drive and 116th Street, and is sending a massive plume of black smoke hundreds of feet into the air.

It's believed to be burning on a barge at an industrial site near the Pattullo Bridge.

The fire is affecting traffic in the area.

There are also reports of a few small explosions as well.

WATCH: Surrey barge fire captured on time lapse video

— More to come.

Suspicious fires near downtown Kelowna under investigation .
The Kelowna Fire Department was kept hopping with several spot fires Thursday night, two of them in close proximity, The first fire was reported behind the Cornerstone Shelter on Leon Avenue at Pandosy Street just after 8 p.m.Smoke was seen rising from a portable bathroom in the alley, facilities that have been added to the area because the shelter occupies a building where the plumbing is out of service.Firefighters said toilet paper was set on fire and dropped into the sewage.At 10:20 p.m., fire crews were called to a fully-involved dumpster fire behind the 7/11 at Gordon Drive and Bernard Avenue.

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