Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Fire Dept News

Bole Bungalow Burns

Derelict home may have been a squat

Released by Chief Richard Ryall, CFD/Voice photo


This boarded-up home on Bole Ave, was the site of a blaze Tuesday morning.


irefighters from Hall 1 responded to the first structure fire of the New Year at 00: 28 hours on January 1, 2013.


Approximately 20 firefighters from Halls 1 and 4 responded to a single story abandoned house on fire in the 46000 block of Bole Ave.

Firefighters arrived to heavy smoke showing and forced their way into the house and extinguished the fire in the living room. The sparsely furnished house situated between two apartment buildings was not inhabited and the fire damage was confined to the interior of the home.

Entry into the house had been compromised and the cause of the fire is believed suspicious, and is being investigated by the Chilliwack Fire Department and the RCMP.

No one was injured in extinguishing the fire.


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