Surrey Fire Service responds to a fire in the 8000-block of 138A Street Wednesday morning (Nov. 27). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

Newton

UPDATE: One person dead after Surrey house fire

Two other people treated for smoke inhalation: fire department

One person has died following a house fire in Newton Wednesday (Nov. 27).

Surrey Fire Service responded to a house fire in the 8000-block of 138A Street Wednesday morning (Nov. 27).

A Black Press Media freelancer on scene said the fire started in the garage and spread to the rest of the house, adding the fire was knocked down “fairly quickly.”

Assistant fire chief David Burns said one person who was transported to hospital with severe burns has died. Two other people were treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire is currently under investigation, Burns said Thursday.



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