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Brush fires in Richmond and on the Surrey-Langley border

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Langley firefighters were called in to assist Surrey crews after a brush fire sparked on the border between the two communities around 4 p.m. Tuesday night.

Surrey Assistant Fire Chief Chris Keon said crews responded to the area of 192 Street and Colebrook Road.

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Keon said the blaze was immediately increased to a second alarm grass fire, which covered roughly 600 ft. by 300 ft.

The blaze was knocked down just a few hours later.

There were no injuries reported.

And at around he same time, another fire broke out in Richmond along the Shell Road Trail, between Blundell and Francis.

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