RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

UPDATE: Reports of shots fired on Chilliwack’s Watson Road turns out to be fireworks

Police responded in force to the 45000 block of Watson, and a school was put in a hold-and-secure

For the second time in less than a month police responded to a report of shots fired on Watson Road.

This time it ended far better. RCMP spokesperson Mike Rail said it turned out to be a fireworks complaint from the 45000 block.

The noise made by the fireworks was loud enough to prompt a hold-and-secure for four minutes at nearby Watson elementary school.

Units responded and a landing zone was briefly set up for an air ambulance, but those units stood down within minutes.

On April 15 a similar report turned out to be a murder-suicide that claimed the life of two people.

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