Small bush fire breaks out beside Coast Hotel

Abbotsford fire crew quickly doused blaze that spread to four shrubs.

  • Jul. 25, 2013 7:00 a.m.
Fire crews dealt with a small brush fire beside the Coast Hotel on Sumas Way in  Abbotsford Thursday afternoon.

Fire crews dealt with a small brush fire beside the Coast Hotel on Sumas Way in Abbotsford Thursday afternoon.

A small brush fire broke out in the hedges beside the Coast Hotel on Sumas Way on Thursday (July 25). At approximately  2:30 p.m. Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called out to the fire. Upon arrival they found four shrubs burning.

Crews quickly extinguished the blaze. Fire fighters at the scene praised a passerby who kept the fire in check by using a fire extinguisher, before crews arrived.

No cause has yet been determined.