Friday, March 21, 2014

Fire Dept News

Suspicious Blaze Under Investigation

CFD says squatter may have been cause of early morning fire

Released by CFD Chief Ian Josephson/Voice photos


No one was injured in a vacant garage fire on Friday.


t 3:56 a.m. this morning, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1 and 4 responded to a structure fire in the 46000 block of Yale Road.


When firefighters arrived they found a detached garage fully-involved. The vacant garage was destroyed by the fire.

Cause is related to the fire being deliberately set by trespassers or squatters who have been known to occupy the garage.

This fire is is under investigation by Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP fire investigators.

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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