Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018
Drug Cookers Cause Explosion and Fire
Chilliwack Fire Dept keeps fire contained to one suite
By Ian Josephson, CFD Fire Chief
t 7:05pm last night, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1 and 4 responded to a reported explosion and fire in an apartment located in the 46000-block of Yale Road. Fire crews arrived on scene to a 4 storey apartment building that was being evacuated.
Firefighters entered the building and found evidence an explosion had occurred in one of the 2nd floor suites, with a minor fire in the kitchen. A sprinkler head had activated extinguishing the fire.
confirmed the fire was out and shut off the sprinkler system.
Both adult occupants of the suite were
fortunate to have safely evacuated with no injuries. There were no