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Crews tackle 2-alarm fire on decommissioned Surrey pier

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Two-alarm fire breaks out on decommissioned Surrey pier – Jun 19, 2021

Surrey firefighters were called to tackle a massive blaze at a decommissioned pier overnight.

Battalion Chief Wes Eaton said flames broke out around 10:30 p.m., Friday, at the structure near the Pattullo Bridge.

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The highly visible fire produced thick smoke seen from kilometres away.

Crews arrived to find the creosote-coated pier fully involved and upgraded the fire to a second-alarm blaze.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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