Chilliwack Fire Department crews extinguished the early morning fire on Charles Street on Sept. 8, 2020. (Progress file)

Early morning fire broke out Tuesday on Charles Street in Chilliwack

No injuries and swift action by crews prevented significant damage to the interior of the fourplex

Chilliwack Fire Department crews extinguished an early morning fire Tuesday that broke out on Charles Street.

Crews were called out at approximately 5:40 a.m., after being alerted to a structure fire in the 9000-block of Charles St.

Fire crews from Halls 1, 2, 4 and 6 responded, and discovered smoke and flames showing from the exterior of a fourplex upon arrival.

“The quick arrival and swift action of crews prevented significant fire damage to the interior of the building,” according to the release.

There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported and the residents of the home were able to safely get out.

This fire is under investigation.

READ MORE: Smoking materials caused fire on Charles in 2017

READ MORE: Grass fire near Charles Street bridge


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