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Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters put out blaze at a sawmill

Mill is located around 117th Avenue and 130th Street

Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Afternoon fire destroys roofs of two homes

Fire crews are on scene of a residential blaze in Langley Friday afternoon

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Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Delta raised its fire danger rating to “high” on June 25, 2021. (James Smith photo)

Delta raises fire rating to ‘high’

Region expected to see temperatures of up to 38 C through to at least Wednesday

Delta raised its fire danger rating to “high” on June 25, 2021. (James Smith photo)
Lake Country firefighters made good use of pet respirators they keep on board June 17, 2021. (District of Lake Country)

PHOTOS: 11 dogs rescued, home destroyed in large blaze in Okanagan

Home deemed a total loss, cause remains unknown but crews thankful for pet respirators

Lake Country firefighters made good use of pet respirators they keep on board June 17, 2021. (District of Lake Country)
The remains of the Mid-Island Co-op in Whiskey Creek along the Alberni Highway on Friday, June 18, after a blaze the day before devastated the gas station. (Michael Briones photo)

VIDEO: Camper van explosion burns Vancouver Island gas station to the ground

Nine fire departments responded to the incident, no injuries reported

The remains of the Mid-Island Co-op in Whiskey Creek along the Alberni Highway on Friday, June 18, after a blaze the day before devastated the gas station. (Michael Briones photo)
Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)

Dog dies in truck fire under Alex Fraser Bridge

No people were injured in blaze that consumed two semi-trucks around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17

Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)
Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night, April 19. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Creek impacted by ‘millions of litres’ of chlorinated water used to fight B.C. condo fire

Local watershed group concerned about harm to creek and wants better protocols in place

Fire consumed a condo development project under construction at 208th Street and 80th Avenue Monday night, April 19. Many spectators shared their images. (Daniel Gerstner/Instagram: @gerstner/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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One injured in boat fire near Pitt Meadows

Boat ‘exploded’ into flame, fire chief says

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Fire crews work to contain a blaze in New Westminster on Monday, May 24, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

‘Now there is nothing left’: Bar destroyed in New Westminster fire

Building also houses a tattoo shop and a Vietnamese restaraunt

Fire crews work to contain a blaze in New Westminster on Monday, May 24, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
Smoke billows from a house in the 1700-block of 16 Avenue in Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood Friday (May 21). The home’s sole occupant, a man who had reportedly been sleeping, escaped thanks to the intervention of a passerby. (Mari Anne Hussen photo)

Alert passerby helps man escape South Surrey house fire

Driver pulled over when she saw smoke and alerted home’s sleeping occupant

Smoke billows from a house in the 1700-block of 16 Avenue in Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood Friday (May 21). The home’s sole occupant, a man who had reportedly been sleeping, escaped thanks to the intervention of a passerby. (Mari Anne Hussen photo)
A fire has damaged the Abbotsford Bottle Depot on Walsh Ave earlier this morning. (Tyson Heggie photo)

VIDEO: Early morning fire lights up Abbotsford Bottle Depot

Facility has been temporarily closed as a result, APD investigating blaze

A fire has damaged the Abbotsford Bottle Depot on Walsh Ave earlier this morning. (Tyson Heggie photo)
Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Surrey firefighters continue to work to put out ‘stubborn’ fire

Four-storey building located at 84th Avenue near 160th Street; crews on scene for nearly 12 hours

Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police and fire crews were in the 18500-block of 18 Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday (May 13, 2021). (Curtis Kreklau photo)
Police and fire crews were in the 18500-block of 18 Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday (May 13, 2021). (Curtis Kreklau photo)
Surrey RCMP officers on scene of a vehicle fire, which is believed to be an arson, in the area of Currie Drive and Grosvenor Road Wednesday afternoon (May 5, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Whalley vehicle fire ‘believed to be an arson’: Surrey RCMP

Police say ‘at this point’ it doesn’t seem to be tied to ongoing violence in the Lower Mainland

Surrey RCMP officers on scene of a vehicle fire, which is believed to be an arson, in the area of Currie Drive and Grosvenor Road Wednesday afternoon (May 5, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Vancouver resident Angélica Vargas, 41, suffered third-degree burns to half her body after a candle lit a dress she was wearing on fire at a dinner party in November 2019. (Submitted)

‘I’m still alive’: B.C. burn survivor shares road to recovery after candle accident

For more than a year after her accident, Vancouver resident Angélica Vargas couldn’t look in the mirror. Now, she’s learning to accept her scars.

Vancouver resident Angélica Vargas, 41, suffered third-degree burns to half her body after a candle lit a dress she was wearing on fire at a dinner party in November 2019. (Submitted)
Surrey’s historic Strawerry Hill hall was been damaged in a fire on Thursday, April 29. The site was currently under construction, preparing for a new preschool to open in the fall. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Plans ‘on pause’ after ‘devastating’ fire at Surrey’s historic Strawberry Hill Hall

Summer camp was scheduled for July/August, preschool to open in September

Surrey’s historic Strawerry Hill hall was been damaged in a fire on Thursday, April 29. The site was currently under construction, preparing for a new preschool to open in the fall. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Volunteers, a conservation officer and an RCMP officer visit the burnt homeless camp on April 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Volunteers left to cleanup aftermath of fire at Chilliwack homeless camp

‘The whole area is a disaster,’ says volunteer of 1,600 square foot area of burnt trash

Volunteers, a conservation officer and an RCMP officer visit the burnt homeless camp on April 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Fire crews battle a large wildfire north of Highway 1 at Yale Road West in Chilliwack on April 15. The Surrey Fire Service is reminding residents to be extra careful as the weather warms up. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Surrey Fire Service reminds residents to be extra cautious as weather warms up

Drier weather means more chance of accidental brush or grass fires

Fire crews battle a large wildfire north of Highway 1 at Yale Road West in Chilliwack on April 15. The Surrey Fire Service is reminding residents to be extra careful as the weather warms up. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Fire: The aftermath of the inferno

The scene remains active as investigators work to determine a cause

Firefighters carry equipment from the scene of Monday’s Willoughby fire. The April 19, 2021 blaze turned the Alexander Square development at the corner of 208th Street and 80th Avenue to rubble. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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