Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017
House Fire Accidental
Crews knockdown blaze before it spread to homes
By Chris Wilson, CFD Asst. Chief
n September 4th, 2017, at around 4pm the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 45000-block of Westview Avenue.
Firefighters responded from Halls 1, 2, 4 and 6 and upon arrival, discovered heavy smoke and flames showing from a two-storey single family dwelling.
Due to the volume of fire and smoke present, fire crews initiated a defensive attack on the fire and were able to successfully knock down the fire and protect nearby homes.
No one was home at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and is under investigation by fire department officials.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported.