Fatal Fire

A 50-unit apartment building sustained major damage and one person died in an overnight fire on Hazel Street in Chilliwack. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community jumps into action to help Hazel Street fire victims of Chilliwack

‘It’s important to get the information out there so people don’t get scammed,’ says Chilliwack resident

 

The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake's Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Facebook photo)

Man confirmed dead following trailer fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground

A 74-year-old suffered severe burns after getting trapped inside the burning trailer

 

Flanked by her daughter Sarah and eldest son Jared, Maggie Smith holds a photograph of her son Tim Postma who died on the streets of Chilliwack on Jan. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Chilliwack mother learns tragic details about her son’s death more than a year later

BC Coroners Service finds Tim Postma died after lighting a fire while locked inside a storage trailer

 

One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

One death reported in Langley house fire

Police are investigating

One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Maggie Smith on Feb. 2, 2020 in front of the building she lived in as a young girl from 1968 to 1971 at St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. (Facebook)

Maggie and Tim: A residential school survivor and her son who died on Chilliwack’s streets – Part Two

A young man’s tragic death and his mother’s survival through hardship

Maggie Smith on Feb. 2, 2020 in front of the building she lived in as a young girl from 1968 to 1971 at St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. (Facebook)
Flanked by her daughter Sarah and eldest son Jared, Maggie Smith holds a photograph of her son Tim Postma who died on the streets of Chilliwack on Jan. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Maggie and Tim: A residential school survivor and her son who died on Chilliwack’s streets

Part one of a two-part series on a young man’s tragic death and his mother’s survival through hardship

Flanked by her daughter Sarah and eldest son Jared, Maggie Smith holds a photograph of her son Tim Postma who died on the streets of Chilliwack on Jan. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)