Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

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Fire crews are on scene of a residential blaze in Langley Friday afternoon

  • Jun. 25, 2021 5:45 p.m.

During the afternoon commute, motorist from throughout Langley could see plumes of black smoke filling the otherwise blue skies over Langley late Friday afternoon.

Early reports indicate a house fire near 216th Street and Fraser Highway in the historic Murrayville neighbourhood. It’s across the street from Langley Fundamental Elementary.

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Township firefighters were called out just before 5 p.m., then further help was deployed. A total of six fire trucks are on scene, with emergency responders blocking the 21700-block of 50th Avenue.

While firefighters appear to be getting a handle on the blaze, witnesses on scene said it is still burning and that the two-storey home has suffered extensive fire damage. There’s also reported roof damage to the neighbouring home.

Police on site are indicating there were no injuries.

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Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Murrayaville near Langley Fundamental School on Friday afternoon. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Multiple fire crews attended a house fire in the 21700-block of 50th Avenue in Langley late Friday afternoon. Two homes suffered extensive damage. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Multiple fire crews attended a house fire in the 21700-block of 50th Avenue in Langley late Friday afternoon. Two homes suffered extensive damage. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Multiple fire crews attended a house fire in the 21700-block of 50th Avenue in Langley late Friday afternoon. Two homes suffered extensive damage. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Multiple fire crews attended a house fire in the 21700-block of 50th Avenue in Langley late Friday afternoon. Two homes suffered extensive damage. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Flames consumed part of two Murrayville homes on Friday afternoon. Fire crews are on scene. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

The roof of the house near Langley Fundamental largely collapsed. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

The roof of the house near Langley Fundamental largely collapsed. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)