Burnaby Fire crews provide support following industrial incident at Parkland Refinery

Last updated: January 24, 2024

Parkland Burnaby Refinery to restart operations on January 25, 2024

People may notice increased odour, flaring, and visible smoke over the next few days as Parkland Burnaby Refinery restarts operations. More information at www.burnabyrefinery.ca, or contact their community phone line at 604-257-4040.

If you experience dust or odour during Parkland Burnaby Refinery’s upcoming work, you can report this to Metro Vancouver by phone at 604-436-6777 or online.

The Burnaby Fire Department attended the Parkland Refinery this morning (January 21) following an industrial incident within the facility fence line.

The incident has resulted in a strong odour that has been identifiable across the region.

Burnaby crews attended to support Parkland fire protection crews and ensure public safety. The event occurred at approximately 7:30 am.

Burnaby Fire crews established an operational perimeter between the facility and the adjacent neighbourhood. Using standard operational pre-plans, Burnaby Fire assessed and confirmed no immediate concerns related to the safety of citizens.

Metro Vancouver Air Quality Bulletin in effect

If you smell odour in your area:

  • Close windows, doors and air intakes.
  • If you are outside consider moving inside to places such as community centres or libraries.

There will be updates as more information is available.


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