A van parked on a lot along 64 Avenue just west of 200 Street late was completely destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. Troy Landreville Black Press

Van fire sends plume of black smoke into sky above Willowbrook

Vehicle a charred shell in fire that slowed Friday commute home

Drivers on their afternoon commute and Christmas shoppers watched as a vehicle fire sent a cloud of black smoke billowing into the air near 200 Street and 64 Avenue this afternoon.

Firefighters were on scene quickly and extinguished the blaze, which gutted a blue van and damaged the side of a black pickup truck parked next door to it.

No word yet on whether anybody was injured in the fire.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Black smoke can be seen billowing into the sky near 200 Street and 64 Avenue in Langley this afternoon. Township firefighters are on scene. More to come. Amy Reid photo

A firefighter on scene at a car fire in Willowbrook Friday afternoon. Commuters along 200 Street could see smoke rising from an area near 64 Avenue. Within a few minutes the blaze had been extinguished. Troy Landreville Langley Times

Just Posted

VIDEO: Maple syrup taffy among treats and demos at 11th annual Vive les Voyageurs festival

Fort Langley National Historic Site celebrated French Canadians and Métis fur traders

LETTER: Different taxation system necessary

Langley Township taxpayer argues that taxes shouldn’t be based on assessed home values

Officials reaching out to those in contact with Canada’s first coronavirus patient

The illness has sickened at least 1,975 people and killed 56 in China

Canada’s basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash

Bryant was an 18-time NBA all-star who won five championships

‘Devastated’: Fans, celebrities remember Kobe Bryant after his death

Bryant played all of his 20-year career with the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers

Investigation launched after six dead puppies dumped in Richmond hotel parking lot

RAPS reminds people they can always give up puppies they can’t take care of

Canadian Lunar New Year celebrations dampened by coronavirus worries

But Health Minister Patty Hajdu said today that the risk of infection is low

Man clings to roof of car driving along busy road in Maple Ridge

The man was also seen jumping on the vehicle

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in California helicopter crash

Bryant entered the NBA draft straight out of high school in 1996

Most Read