Thursday, January 1, 2014

Fire News

College St. Firebug

Arson suspected in New Year's morning blaze

Released by Asst Fire Chief Mike Bourdon/Voice photos


Arson is suspected in this house fire New Year's morning.


t 7:43a.m. on January 1st, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1 & 4 responded to a structure fire in the 9000-block of College Street.

When firefighters arrived, they found smoke and flame present on the back deck of a boarded-up vacant single-storey residential house.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire which restricted structural damage to the rear deck and exterior siding.

There were no firefighter or civilian injuries.

This fire appears to be deliberately set and is under investigation by Chilliwack Fire Department.

If anyone has any information about this fire, they are asked to call the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or


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