Fire Breaks Out at Rubber Plant
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 @ 10:12 AM gHale
A fire at a rubber plant sent billowing smoke throughout an industrial area in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, Thursday.
Dozens of rubber mats went up in flames at North West Rubber, a mat manufacturer, shortly before 10 a.m., sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air, fire officials said. Police said the haze was so bad it was affecting traffic.
There were no injuries in the incident and the blaze did not affect any neighboring businesses.
North West Rubber is a mat manufacturer with plants in B.C., Ontario, Beijing, and several U.S. states. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.