Crews Battle Fire in Flood-Stricken Abbotsford, British Columbia

A fire in Abbotsford, British Columbia, burned on Wednesday, November 17, a day after evacuations were ordered in the area due to life-threatening flood conditions.

Residents in the Sumas Prairie area were advised to stay indoors due to potentially toxic smoke.

This footage, filmed by Twitter user @TheNestingOwl, shows black smoke rising from the blaze. “Getting worse in Abbotsford,” they wrote in a tweet. “Large structure fire and explosions.” Credit: @TheNestingOwl via Storyful

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