Friday August 11, 2017 


Fire News

Pallet Blaze

CFD says arson suspected, look to the public for tips

Chris Wilson, Asst. Fire Chief/Google image



t 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 building.

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 injuries reported.

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 (8477) or



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