Fire breaks out at mill along the Fraser River in Delta
Fire crews are responding to a blaze at a mill located along the Fraser River in Delta.
The mill is owned by International Forest Products. There are social media reports that a smell of burning cedar is in the air.
Smoke from the fire can be seen across much of the Metro Vancouver region.
More on this as it develops…
Is this the coal loading at the Surrey docks that isn’t supposed to be a problem? Or a fire? From #newwest pic.twitter.com/X3Z95j8jA5
— Renko Styranka (@RenkoStyranka) August 12, 2015
Scary thought occurred what if this was a #coal fire? #newwest #Surrey @globalnews @cknw @TheRecord pic.twitter.com/zsNopQi0Og
— James Crosty (@Crostyca) August 12, 2015
@Globalbc @BC1 #Breaking Global 1 above a mill fire on Alaska Way in #Surrey pic.twitter.com/liqJjsBT28
— Ted Field (@tedfieldglobal) August 12, 2015
Multiple fire trucks arriving on scene right now. Smell of burning cedar in the air. #deltabc #SurreyBC @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/PSQ8NsnMbr
— Joel Grenz (@joelgrenz) August 12, 2015