Firefighters responded to a fire at the Mr. Lube on Fraser Highway near 152 Street just after midnight May 1. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Midnight blaze at Surrey oil-service centre

Firefighters, police and Fortis respond to scene

Firefighters responded to a Surrey Mr. Lube this morning after a fire broke out just after midnight.

A witness reports seeing large flames shooting out from the side of the building – located at 15181 Fraser Hwy. – and nearly two dozen firefighters at the scene.

Assistant fire Chief Ben Dirksen said crews arrived to find a fire on the exterior of the building, with flames coming from a ruptured gas line.

“Crews cooled the structure while they were waiting for Fortis to arrive,” Dirksen said.

The gas line could have become a bigger problem, however, “in this case, they seemed able to control it and keep the building cool.”

Firefighters from four halls – including one located immediately next door to the Mr. Lube – responded to what was initially deemed a second-alarm blaze. Units were quickly stood down as it was determined that the fire was under control, Dirksen said.

No one was injured in the fire, and the cause remains under investigation.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Delta council approves plan to reopen city facilities

Next phase of plan includes outdoor pools, summer day camps, outdoor fitness programs

‘Racism, it destroys your soul’: Surrey man looks to youth for change

Roy Campbell explains his ‘unique perspective and experience’ as a biracial man who has faced racism

UPDATE: Missing 37-year-old woman has been found

Cheryl Brovold was last seen June 2 in the 15800-block of 96th Avenue

COVID-19: Daily update on the pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond

JUNE 6: ‘Pods’ set up at Surrey homeless centre; B.C. starts to see employment return

PHOTOS: White Rock Farmers’ Market ‘welcomes all vendors’

Relaxing pandemic restrictions mean full spectrum of vendors can return to uptown market: manager

Trudeau offers $14B to provinces for anti-COVID-19 efforts through rest of year

Making a difference in municipalities is a pricey proposition

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

Indigenous families say their loved ones’ deaths in custody are part of pattern

Nora Martin joins other Indigenous families in calling for a significant shift in policing

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Importance of accurate, ethical reporting more critical than ever

Friends, family mourn Salt Spring Island woman killed in suspected murder-suicide

A GoFundMe campaign has been launched for Jennifer Quesnel’s three sons

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Kevin Barata ran up and down Ledgeview Trails 32 times, exceeding elevation of Mt. Everest

PHOTOS: Anti-racism protesters gather in communities across B.C.

More protests are expected through the weekend

Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired licence plate

Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam calling for independent investigation

Most Read