Wednesday, April 17, 2013


Fire Dept News

Fire Damages Vacant Home

Arson suspected

Released by Asst. Chief I. Josephson, City of Chilliwack FD/Google 2012 image


t 8:05 am this morning, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1, 2 and 4 responded to a structure fire in the 7200 block of Gibson Road.


When firefighters arrived they found heavy black smoke showing from a vacant, single storey family residential house.


Firefighters entered the house and extinguished the fire but not before the house was extensively damaged by fire and smoke.


There were no firefighter injuries.


This fire is believed to be deliberately set and 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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