Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called to a small barn fire on Dixon Road on Friday afternoon.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called to a small barn fire on Dixon Road on Friday afternoon.

Fire crews called out to Dixon Road barn fire

Abbotsford farm gets little damage as methane gas ignites, then burns out

  • Aug. 30, 2013 9:00 a.m.

A small barn fire was reported on a Dixon Road farm in Abbotsford on Friday afternoon.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service and the Abbotsford Police rushed out to the scene, just off No. 4 Road, but found little smoke.

However, there was a clear odour of burning in the area.

Reports indicate that some methane gas, from the farm’s manure pit, ignited and quickly burned itself out.

Fire crews ensured that the area was safe and that the minor blaze did cause any major damage.

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