(Video) A section of this Burnaby highway was blocked due to fire

Drivers were being asked to avoid a section of Burnaby highway due to a fire Sunday afternoon.

A witness told the Burnaby NOW that as of 4:30 p.m., parts of Barnet highway were closed to traffic heading eastbound, especially at Ridge.

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There were also reportedly delays heading westbound as well.

Burnaby firefighters are on scene, the witness said, fighting flames at the intersection where the Harry Jerome sports complex is located.

A Twitter video (posted below) shows fire trucks in a parking lot.

This is on the north side of Burnaby Mountain, a heavily wooded area.

 

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