Feature Story                                                                                                  Tuesday April 10, 2012


Possible Firebug On The Loose

Arson suspected in dumpster blaze

Craig Hill/Voice photos


Chilliwack fire crews called to fire at Hocking and Yale Road early Saturday evening.

ire crews responded to a dumpster blaze at around 6 P.M. on Saturday located behind the new Esso at Hocking and Yale Rd.

At the time, reports were that the gas station was on fire, however it was not the station itself but a bin located in close proximity behind the building.

Linette Vugteeven, Chilliwack Fire Department spokesperson, told the Voice in an e-mail that the fire "appeared to be arson".

 There were no injuries reported and the CFD are currently following up on the matter with the local RCMP.

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