Tuesday, December 11, 2012


Fire News

Condo Fire Scare

Residents evacuated after fireplace malfunctions

Staff/Voice photos


Fire and police deal with a malfunctioning fireplace Monday.


t around 11 A.M. Monday, City of Chilliwack fire fighters responded to reports of black smoke venting from condo in the 9000 block of Edward St.


The building was evacuated and when crews arrived, it was discovered that a gas fireplace had malfunctioned.


The owner was not at home at the time and the fire department left a note not to use the fireplace until it was repaired.


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