A large barge fire erupted in a Surrey early Friday morning, sending massive plumes of black smoke and flames into the air.
Surrey Fire says crews are currently still battling the massive fire.
When you drive into work for shift change and this is what you see ……. most would turn around but we drive a little faster ! As reported by every media outlet Surrey crews are battling this massive fire. Stay safe on the front lines! pic.twitter.com/aLKC1BLlMv
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From photos shared on social media, witnesses say the fire appears to be near the scrap metal recycling plant in Surrey.
Witnesses have also said they can smell the fire across the river in New Westminister.
At this time, there have been no reports of injuries, transit delays or road closures.
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