Fire at Canada Post’s YVR processing centre result of burning truck

Canada Post says a fire at its Richmond processing centre near the YVR airport was caused by a truck fire.

The agency says the fire was in the cab of a truck parked in the dock of its Richmond plant.

Richmond fire crews extinguish a fire in a truck cab on Friday.

Canada Post said some smoke got into the facility, and that workers were briefly evacuated.

The fire was completely extinguished Friday afternoon, and employees returned to work.

Photos posted to social media showed a thick column of black smoke rising over the facility.

Richmond fire crews extinguish a fire in a truck cab on Friday.

A spokesperson for YVR said the fire was mostly out by 3:45 p.m., and that there was no impact to flight operations.

Global News is waiting for more information from the Richmond Fire Rescue Department.


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