Early-morning fire at lumber yard quickly extinguished by Abbotsford fire crews

Blower-motor fire threatened to spread to nearby lumber

An early-morning fire at an Abbotsford lumber yard was quickly extinguished by fire crews.

Three fire-station crews were dispatched to Absolute Lumber on McCallum Road just after 6:30 a.m., March 11, to contain a fire initially caused by a blower motor, according to emergency scanners.

Crews hooked up fire hoses to nearby hydrants and dampened the flames before it spread to nearby lumber. The fire was completely out by 7 a.m.

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