Chilliwack, BC Oct. 30,2018 – At noon today, firefighters from Chilliwack firehalls 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 responded to a reported barn fire located in the 51000 block of Holt Road.
Fire crews arrived on scene to find smoke coming out of a 20m X 20m barn.
The barn was heavily fortified and had been converted into a grow op.
Fire crews set up a defensive fire attack and prevented the fire from spreading to an adjacent house.
An excavator was brought in to assist fire crews with the overhaul and extinguishment.
The barn was completely destroyed.
There were no firefighter injuries.
Cause of the fire is under investigation by the Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP.