A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)

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 under the Highway 1 overpass in Abbotsford where homeless people live was quickly knocked down Saturday morning.

Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS) were called to the blaze under the overpass bridge on Riverside Road around 10:20 a.m. on Feb. 6.

Popping sounds were heard exploding in the fire, and a burst propane tank was seen in the wreckage after the flames had been extinguished

A homeless camp is located in the area and it is unknown if anyone was injured as a result of the blaze.

Abbotsford News has reached out to AFRS for more details.


 

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Popping sounds were heard exploding in the fire. A burst propane tank can be seen in the wreckage after the flames had been extinguished. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)

Popping sounds were heard exploding in the fire. A burst propane tank can be seen in the wreckage after the flames had been extinguished. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)

Popping sounds were heard exploding in the fire. A burst propane tank can be seen in the wreckage after the flames had been extinguished. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)

Popping sounds were heard exploding in the fire. A burst propane tank can be seen in the wreckage after the flames had been extinguished. (Patrick Penner / Mission Record)