Fire Destroys House


June 6, 2019 at 4:54 am - Home, Local Chilliwack News, MyChilliwackNews
By MyChilliwackNews Editor

At approximately 7:45am on June 5, 2019, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6 responded to a structure fire in the 46000 block of Norrish Avenue. When firefighters arrived they found a single storey residential house with flame and smoke showing from the roof system of the house. All occupants inside the home safely evacuated.

Fire Firefighters battled the fire from the exterior as the house was unsafe to enter due to the fire damage. Once the fire was suppressed, an excavator was called out to demolish the home due to safety concerns.

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.

This fire was 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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