August 11, 2017
CFD says arson suspected, look to
the public for tips
Chris Wilson, Asst. Fire Chief/Google image
approximately 4am on August 10th, 2017, the Chilliwack Fire Department was
dispatched to a reported fire located in the 8000-block of Brannick Place.
Firefighters responded from
Halls 1 and 4 and upon-arrival, discovered approximately 300 wood pallets
fully involved inside a fenced site and in close proximity to an industrial
Firefighters initiated an aggressive attack, knocked down the fire and
protected the nearby exposures.
The industrial building suffered heat damage to the exterior of the building
due to the intensity of the fire. There were no civilian or firefighter
This fire appears 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
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