There was a fire in the Cloverdale area Friday morning. (Lauren Collins photo)

There was a fire in the Cloverdale area Friday morning. (Lauren Collins photo)

Pipe fire at Cloverdale construction site

Residents reported ‘large volume of smoke’ near 176 Street and Highway 10

Black smoke is drifing over Cloverdale this morning (May 20), following a fire near 176 Street and Highway 10.

According to Surrey Fire Service acting assistant Chief Mark Seter, residents in the area called concerned about smoke caused by a pile construction materials burning at a site near James Hill Drive, south of 176 Street.

The plastic pipes emitted “a lot of smoke,” Seter said.

From a distance, the blaze appeared to be mostly out by 7:45 a.m., and Seter confirmed crews were “just mopping up,” as of 8 a.m.

There were no injuries reported, and cause of the fire is not yet determined, he added.

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