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A massive fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Delair Court Apartments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Relief efforts underway for victims of Abbotsford apartment fire

Dozens of people currently without homes after massive blaze early Sunday morning

 

A fire tore through Delair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)

UPDATE: Abbotsford fire could mean up to 200 people without homes

Crews still on scene as building smolders, no reports of injuries in DeLair Court fire

 

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

 

A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)

VIDEO: Crews battle fire under Highway 1 overpass at homeless camp in Abbotsford

Unknown if anyone was injured as result of blaze on Riverside Road

A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)
Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire damages residential garage near border of Langley and Surrey

One resident of area reported hearing ‘two loud booms’

Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A door is boarded up following a fire at Pho Xuan restaurant on Yale Road on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Early morning fire at vacant Chilliwack restaurant was deliberately set

Fire erupted north of the Yale Road overpass at Pho Xuan, which was permanently closed

A door is boarded up following a fire at Pho Xuan restaurant on Yale Road on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in Cottonwood Centre on Jan. 9, that had been put out by a mall security guard. The mall was safely evacuated. (Progress file)

Fire in mall washroom under investigation, says Chilliwack Fire Department

Cottonwood Centre evacuated as security guard puts out fire

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in Cottonwood Centre on Jan. 9, that had been put out by a mall security guard. The mall was safely evacuated. (Progress file)
One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)

Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk

Dry Christmas trees pose fire hazard, fire safety experts warn B.C. residents

One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)
Crews replace a well pump on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 after one was damaged as a result of a fire in this barn on Chadsey Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 5, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Quick actions’ at late-night barn fire result in minor damage, animals uninjured in Chilliwack

Fire happened in electrical room of barn on Chadsey Road in Greendale

Crews replace a well pump on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 after one was damaged as a result of a fire in this barn on Chadsey Road in Chilliwack on Jan. 5, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Guests evacuated after fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge

Cause of the fire not yet known, traffic blocked in the area

By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Chilliwack firefighters were on the scene of a kitchen fire on Dec. 22, 2020 on Ramona Drive. The fire was quickly knocked down. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Kitchen fire knocked down quickly by Chilliwack fire crews

Occupants of the home were safely evacuated say firefighters on scene

Chilliwack firefighters were on the scene of a kitchen fire on Dec. 22, 2020 on Ramona Drive. The fire was quickly knocked down. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue around 3 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Facebook/ Beth Leake)

Early-morning fire in vacant Chilliwack business believed to be deliberately set

The fire broke out around 3 a.m. in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue downtown

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue around 3 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Facebook/ Beth Leake)
A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.
Cathy Dick and her family will be getting some financial support from a GoFundMe account after their Charles Street house was set on fire Oct. 25, 2020 in Chilliwack. (GoFundMe.Com)

Chilliwack family gets GoFundMe help after arson fire damaged belongings

The family was asleep in their Charles Street rental home when someone lit the porch on fire

Cathy Dick and her family will be getting some financial support from a GoFundMe account after their Charles Street house was set on fire Oct. 25, 2020 in Chilliwack. (GoFundMe.Com)
Chilliwack Fire Department say a fire on Charles Street on Oct. 25, 2020 was deliberately set. ( Chilliwack Progress file)

Fire that started on back porch was ‘deliberately set’ in Chilliwack

Family of five managed to safely evacuate Sunday from house on Charles Street

Chilliwack Fire Department say a fire on Charles Street on Oct. 25, 2020 was deliberately set. ( Chilliwack Progress file)
Numerous complaints have come into city hall about the “unsightly and unsafe” conditions of the fire-damaged house on Griffin Drive. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Chilliwack council orders demolition of ‘hazardous’ fire-damaged house

Owner who’s been living in a small shed since the fire is ‘unable’ to undertake the work

Numerous complaints have come into city hall about the “unsightly and unsafe” conditions of the fire-damaged house on Griffin Drive. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)
VIDEO: Large fire breaks out in New Westminster industrial area

VIDEO: Large fire breaks out in New Westminster industrial area

The blaze is the second large fire in New Westminster in the past month

VIDEO: Large fire breaks out in New Westminster industrial area
Chilliwack Fire Department offers tips for staying safe in the kitchen

Chilliwack Fire Department offers tips for staying safe in the kitchen

Do you know what to do in the event of a grease fire? Read this and you will.

Chilliwack Fire Department offers tips for staying safe in the kitchen
Employees of an industrial building on Progress Way wait outside as fire crews tend to the scene of a fire inside on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in industrial building in Chilliwack

Progress Way building had only minor fire, smoke and water damage thanks to sprinkler system

Employees of an industrial building on Progress Way wait outside as fire crews tend to the scene of a fire inside on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A fire has engulfed the pier in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Jonathan Cote)

UPDATE: Major crime unit investigating fire that destroyed old pier in New Westminster

Firefighters from New West and Vancouver are still battling a blaze along the Fraser River

A fire has engulfed the pier in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Jonathan Cote)