Friday, August 2, 2013
City Hall News
All Fired Up
Hot, dry weather heightens fire concerns
Released by the City of Chilliwack for the Fire Department
he City of Chilliwack Fire Department would like to remind the community that despite the recent rain, our road medians, grass shoulders and ditches continue to be the source for many small fires.
This year alone the Fire Department has attended to over 30 bark mulch fires along the Vedder Road corridor, many caused by motorists that discard their cigarettes while waiting at traffic signals.
rural ditches are dry and are a potential source for grass fires.
These fires can easily ignite and spread rapidly in windy conditions
and potentially become a very dangerous fire that could threaten
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