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Fire breaks out near campus

A fire Monday night near the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford is believed to have started in a homeless camp.

The fire broke out about 9 p.m. in a forested area in a park south of the campus.

Firefighters found the remnants of a cooking fire at the scene.

The fire grew to about 30x30 metres before firefighters were able to get it under control.

Crews were extinguishing hot spots by about 11 p.m.

– with files from CTV Vancouver



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