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Monday, April 3, 2017


Fire News

Broadway House Fire

Residents escape unharmed

Mike Bourdon Assistant Chief, Fire Prevention, CFD/Voice file photo


n April 4, 2017, at approximately 2:45am the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire located in the 8500-block of Broadway.


Occupants awoke to the smell of smoke and noticed flames in the living room of the home. The occupants safely evacuated and called 911.


Firefighters responded from Halls 1 and 4 and on-arrival, reported seeing smoke and flames showing from the living room of this single story residential home. Fire crews setup a defensive attack and quickly brought the fire under control.


The home suffered fire damage to the interior living room as well as smoke damage throughout.


Two occupants were taken by BCAS to Chilliwack General Hospital for further observation and are now in the care of Emergency Social Services. There were no firefighter injuries.


The cause of the fire appears to be accidental and is still under investigation by Fire Department officials.


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