Chilliwack – On Saturday night (May 11@10:30PM) Chilliwack Fire was alerted to a barnfire in the 7900 block of Old Orchard Rd. Fire crews from Halls 1,3,4, 5 and 6 responded to the scene and discovered a barn heavily involved in fire and beginning to collapse.Crews were challenged by a long driveway into the scene and implemented a water shuttle system to support fire crews on scene. Crews had to combat several small grass fires that ignited and were able to successfully contain these fires before they were able to spread.
A few hours later (3:30AM Sunday morning May 12th), crews arrived at a structure fire at a residence in the 44000 block of South Sumas Rd. Fire crews from Halls 1,3,4, and 6 responded and discovered flames and smoke at the rear of a single family detached home. Firefighters established a water supply and were able to quickly contain the fire.
No one was hurt however, both of these fires are currently under investigation by Chilliwack Fire.