Tuesday, March 21, 2017 


Fire News

House Burns Down
Fire Dept says accidental, investigation continues

Ian Josephson, Chilliwack Fire Chief/Google image



t approximately 1am Monday, the Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a structure fire located in the 46000-block of McCaffrey Boulevard. Firefighters from Halls 1, 4 and 6 arrived to find a two-storey residential home fully involved.


Fire crews setup a defensive attack and eventually brought the fire under control.

Two adults were home at the time of the fire and awoke to find smoke in their basement area. The occupants with their dog quickly evacuated the home and called 911.

The home was severely damaged with exposure damage to adjacent vehicles and a fabric storage structure.

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.

This fire appears to be accidental and is under investigation by Chilliwack Fire Department.


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