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Pipe fire at Cloverdale construction site

Residents reported ‘large volume of smoke’ near 176 Street and Highway 10
There was a fire in the Cloverdale area Friday morning. (Lauren Collins photo)

Black smoke is drifing over Cloverdale this morning (May 20), following a fire near 176 Street and Highway 10.

According to Surrey Fire Service acting assistant Chief Mark Seter, residents in the area called concerned about smoke caused by a pile construction materials burning at a site near James Hill Drive, south of 176 Street.

The plastic pipes emitted “a lot of smoke,” Seter said.

From a distance, the blaze appeared to be mostly out by 7:45 a.m., and Seter confirmed crews were “just mopping up,” as of 8 a.m.

There were no injuries reported, and cause of the fire is not yet determined, he added.

Tracy Holmes

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Tracy Holmes has been a reporter with Peace Arch News since 1997.
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