Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley fire crews lug extinguishers into deep brush to fight blaze

Blaze reported near Langley airport

Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley Regional Airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4.

Four Township fire trucks and crew responded to a reported brush fire in the area of 56th Avenue and 216th Street around 1 p.m.

Firefighters walked in to the scene from the 56th Avenue bridge that runs over the Nicomekl River, just west of 212th Street.

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The fire was near a homeless camp but the cause is unknown and camp was not involved, the fire department said.

Traffic across the 56th Avenue bridge was briefly limited to one lane in either direction while crews were on the scene.


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Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Fire crews lugged extinguishers into the deep brush at the west side of the Langley airport to fight a small fire on Sunday, April 4 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Traffic across the 56th Avenue bridge on the west side of the Langley airport was briefly restricted while crews fought a small brush fire on Sunday, April 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Traffic across the 56th Avenue bridge on the west side of the Langley airport was briefly restricted while crews fought a small brush fire on Sunday, April 4. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)