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Completed by the municipality was the demolition of the pier, including the installation of a new play area and pedestrian walkways. (Twitter/Jeremy Perry)

New Westminster pier park reopens 6 months after enormous fire

The new play area located below the Sixth Street pedestrian overpass is open

Completed by the municipality was the demolition of the pier, including the installation of a new play area and pedestrian walkways. (Twitter/Jeremy Perry)
The North Vancouver City Fire Department fights a fire at the Duke of Connaught Lodge No. 64 (North Vancouver Masonic Centre) at 1142 Lonsdale Ave on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (North Vancouver RCMP)
The North Vancouver City Fire Department fights a fire at the Duke of Connaught Lodge No. 64 (North Vancouver Masonic Centre) at 1142 Lonsdale Ave on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (North Vancouver RCMP)
Township of Langley firefighters responded to a barn fire at 23326 50th Ave. around 3:54 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)

40 firefighters called to battle Langley barn blaze early Wednesday

One crew member sustained minor injuries and crews had to shuttle water to the rural site

Township of Langley firefighters responded to a barn fire at 23326 50th Ave. around 3:54 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Langley Advance Times file)
The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)

Fundraiser created for Boston Bar family that lost everything in weekend fire

Witnesses say the Kimber family escaped the fire without injury, but their home is a total loss

The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
Township firefighters were called to battle a heavy blaze at a pallet factory in Glen Valley at 256 Street and 88 Avenue just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to battle a heavy blaze at a pallet factory in Glen Valley at 256 Street and 88 Avenue just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters were called to 2135 240th St. at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to find smoke showing from a chicken barn. (Google)
Firefighters were called to 2135 240th St. at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to find smoke showing from a chicken barn. (Google)
Multiple Langley Township fire department crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in Fort Langley on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14 near Mary Avenue and Church Street. (Sophia Schulz/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fort Langley fire considered ‘suspicious’

Cause of blaze that damaged boarded-up building on Sunday unknown

Multiple Langley Township fire department crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in Fort Langley on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14 near Mary Avenue and Church Street. (Sophia Schulz/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Multiple Langley Township fire department crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in Fort Langley on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2021 near Mary Avenue and Church Street. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Multiple fire crews respond to Fort Langley fire

Sunday afternoon fire appeared to be in boarded-up building

Multiple Langley Township fire department crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in Fort Langley on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2021 near Mary Avenue and Church Street. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A fire tore through DeLair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)

UPDATE: More than 150 could be affected by early morning apartment fire in Abbotsford

Crews still on scene as building smolders, no reports of injuries in DeLair Court fire

A fire tore through DeLair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)
A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)

VIDEO: Crews battle fire under Highway 1 overpass at homeless camp in Abbotsford

Unknown if anyone was injured as result of blaze on Riverside Road

A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)
Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire damages residential garage near border of Langley and Surrey

One resident of area reported hearing ‘two loud booms’

Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a home on 16 Avenue near 232 Street on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Home uninhabitable after Wednesday morning fire in Langley

Township firefighters responded to the scene in the 23300 block of 16 Avenue

Township firefighters were called to a home on 16 Avenue near 232 Street on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley crews were called to a structure fire in the 7200blk 208th St in Willoughby on Friday, Jan. 22, 2020 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Two-alarm blaze in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood

Crews respond to multiple reports of a structure fire in the 7200 block of 208th Street on Friday

Township of Langley crews were called to a structure fire in the 7200blk 208th St in Willoughby on Friday, Jan. 22, 2020 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Fire on Yale Road north of the overpass Friday morning. (Progress file)

Early morning blaze guts Chilliwack restaurant

The fire erupted north of the overpass closing one lane of Yale Road

Fire on Yale Road north of the overpass Friday morning. (Progress file)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a barn fire Sunday night on 40th Avenue near 256th Street. (Langley Advance Times file)

30 sheep and goats saved from Langley barn fire

One person was treated on scene, two cats were taken to veterinary hospital

Township of Langley firefighters were called to a barn fire Sunday night on 40th Avenue near 256th Street. (Langley Advance Times file)
One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)

Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk

Dry Christmas trees pose fire hazard, fire safety experts warn B.C. residents

One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)
Fire destroyed the top floor of Madison Place in Langley City in July 2020 but the entire building had to be evacuated. More than 40 families were displaced by the fire. (Langley Advance Times files)

2020 Reflections: Fire gutted Langley City condo

The largest fire in Langley in years displaced dozens of residents while repairs are underway

Fire destroyed the top floor of Madison Place in Langley City in July 2020 but the entire building had to be evacuated. More than 40 families were displaced by the fire. (Langley Advance Times files)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Donations help family left with nothing after South Langley fire

The mother and son’s dogs also died in the burning house

Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Guests evacuated after fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge

Cause of the fire not yet known, traffic blocked in the area

By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Surrey firefighters responded to a report of a shrub fire in the 3600-block of 192nd Street around 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, which turned out to be someone burning garbage. (Submitted photo)

Firefighters called to Langley-Surrey border to douse burning garbage

Crews responded to the incident Monday around 5 p.m.

Surrey firefighters responded to a report of a shrub fire in the 3600-block of 192nd Street around 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, which turned out to be someone burning garbage. (Submitted photo)