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Crews fight wildfire near Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal

WATCH: Fire crews launched an aggressive attack on a fire in Horseshoe Bay late Tuesday afternoon. While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, crews say they suspect it was human-caused. Catherine Urquhart reports.

UPDATE: Fire crews worked on the flames overnight and say the fire has now been extinguished. Crews are still on scene mopping up.

Previous story from June 23:

A small fire is burning above the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal toll booths, according to West Vancouver Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Jeff Bush.

Large columns of smoke were spotted by passersby this afternoon and Bush says the Rank 2 fire is 15 metres by 15 metres in size.

A helicopter, four West Vancouver fire engines and 21 firefighters are on the scene.

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Engines are shuttling water to the scene as there is no water supply in the area of the fire.

The fire is under investigation, but crews say it may have been human-caused.

This was the second fire along the Sea-to-Sky Highway this week. Last Wednesday, a fire broke out near Lions Bay.

 

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