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.

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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

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