Fire in large shop in West Abbotsford

Explosions going off inside building containing vehicles and fuels

  • Jan. 13, 2016 2:00 p.m.
Fire crews were on the scene Wednesday afternoon of a garage fire on Elsie Road

Fire crews were on the scene Wednesday afternoon of a garage fire on Elsie Road

Firefighters quickly quelled a fire in a large garage in West Abbotsford Wednesday afternoon.

Multiple fire trucks and crews responded to a call just before 2 p.m. involving a building in the 28500 block of Elsie Road, west of Bradner Road.

Explosions were heard from inside the 5,000-sq.ft. structure, which contains numerous vehicles, and various fuels.

Around 20 firefighters arrived on scene and were able to douse the blaze.

No injuries were reported, and damage to the structure does not appear serious. Early reports indicated the building was fully engulfed, but the blaze contained to the inside of the shop.