The air in Coombs was heavy with smoke after a reported bush fire broke out in the area east of Coombs Road at Alberni Highway on Sunday. - Emily Vance photo

Firefighters battle reported bush blaze in Coombs

Multiple departments from Parksville Qualicum Beach area on-scene

Fire crews from at least six departments in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area attended a reported bush fire on Sunday morning.

Departments from Coombs, Errington, Dashwood, Qualicum, Parksville and Nanoose were called to the scene as smoke drifted into Coombs.

READ MORE: Fire in Coombs sends one person to hospital with burns

Multiple trucks were parked on Coombs Rd just off Alberni Highway.

A hose flowing from one parked truck headed east into the bush, towards the area behind Moon Records on Alberni Highway.

– Will be updated

emily.vance@pqbnews.com

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Fire departments from Errington, Dashwood, Qualicum, Parksville and Nanoose were on-site attending what is reported to be a bush fire that broke out in Coombs on Aug. 25. - Emily Vance photo

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