Firefighters from Abbotsford and Langley Township were on scene Sunday to battle a fire at Aldergrove Auto Wreckers.

Firefighters from Abbotsford and Langley Township were on scene Sunday to battle a fire at Aldergrove Auto Wreckers.

Quick action by firefighters prevents blaze from spreading

Fire at Aldergrove Auto Wrecking could have been far worse if not for the efforts of Abbotsford and Langley Township firefighters.

  • Sep. 1, 2014 5:00 p.m.



Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service and Langley Township firefighters were dispatched to a fire at Aldergrove Auto Wrecking at 27820 Swensson Avene in Abbotsford around 4 p.m. Sunday.

Arriving units reported large plumes of black smoke and quickly mounted an aggressive attack.

Abbotsford Assistant Chief Dave Rivett said that four or five vehicles, a fence and a portion of a storage building were destroyed.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue sent three career trucks and two auxiliary halls to the scene while Langley Township sent units from Hall 3 in Aldergrove.