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A barn on Castleman Road in Chilliwack was destroyed by fire on Aug. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Chilliwack chicken barn destroyed by fire

Chickens saved from blaze as firefighters work to control large fire

A barn on Castleman Road in Chilliwack was destroyed by fire on Aug. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire on Rowat Avenue on Aug. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE w/ PHOTOS: Chilliwack fire crews tackle vacant house fire on Rowat Avenue Friday

Empty house was boarded up and behind fencing on lots slated for redevelopment

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire on Rowat Avenue on Aug. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
No injuries in midnight house fire near Sardis Park

No injuries in midnight house fire near Sardis Park

Crews from five Chilliwack fire halls responded to get house fire under control

No injuries in midnight house fire near Sardis Park
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to fire on Kathleen Drive on July 26, 2020. (Progress file photo)

Fire on Kathleen Drive caused by smoking materials

Crews from Chilliwack Fire Department arrived to find the fire had been extinguished

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to fire on Kathleen Drive on July 26, 2020. (Progress file photo)
Langley City Fire Rescue was on scene in the aera of 57A Avenue and 198th Street to deal with the aftermath of a fire in an industrial building that had apartment units above. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Elderly man taken to hospital after early morning fire in Langley

Multi-use building on 57A Ave near 198 Street caught fire shortly after 2 a.m.

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Langley City Fire Rescue was on scene in the aera of 57A Avenue and 198th Street to deal with the aftermath of a fire in an industrial building that had apartment units above. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire guts Langley City apartment building

Residents fled flames just before 6 p.m.

Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lucas Banton pours water on a barn fire on McCoy Lake Road on July 16, 2020. Crews from four fire departments in the Alberni Valley worked through the night to extinguish the fire, which caught in a hay barn at Tooth Acres, owned by retired dentist Dr. Fritz Zens. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Vancouver Island firefighter dies at scene of barn blaze

The volunteer firefighter suffered a medical emergency after arriving to assist

Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lucas Banton pours water on a barn fire on McCoy Lake Road on July 16, 2020. Crews from four fire departments in the Alberni Valley worked through the night to extinguish the fire, which caught in a hay barn at Tooth Acres, owned by retired dentist Dr. Fritz Zens. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to an early-morning RV fire in the 50000-block of Yale Road on July 17, 2020. (Progress file)

Early-morning fire destroys RV in Chilliwack, believed to be arson

The blaze happened on July 17 in the 50000-block of Yale Road

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to an early-morning RV fire in the 50000-block of Yale Road on July 17, 2020. (Progress file)
Chilliwack fire crews extinguish blaze in mobile office unit

Chilliwack fire crews extinguish blaze in mobile office unit

Crews from 3 halls were out in the early hours of Sunday morning to put out the fire on Railway Ave

Chilliwack fire crews extinguish blaze in mobile office unit
Fire destroyed a detached garage at a vacant house in the 45000 block Reece on July 2, 2020. (Paul Henderson/The Progress)

Overnight fire destroyed garage at vacant house near downtown Chilliwack

The same property on Reece Avenue on the corner of Victor saw a suspicious fire last month

Fire destroyed a detached garage at a vacant house in the 45000 block Reece on July 2, 2020. (Paul Henderson/The Progress)
On Tuesday June 16, the Wenzoski family was living with a relative in Surrey and looking for an affordable rental where they can stay while repairs are carried out to their home, which was damaged when a house next door was destroyed by a fire that is being investigate as a homicide. (Courtesy Wenzoski family)

VIDEO: Family describes escape from fatal Langley house fire

Blaze that destroyed house where three died did substantial damage to their home as well

On Tuesday June 16, the Wenzoski family was living with a relative in Surrey and looking for an affordable rental where they can stay while repairs are carried out to their home, which was damaged when a house next door was destroyed by a fire that is being investigate as a homicide. (Courtesy Wenzoski family)
A playground at Beach Grove Elementary in Tsawwassen was destroyed by fire Saturday night (June 13). (Kate Coulson/Facebook photo)

Fire destroys playground at South Delta elementary school

A playground at Beach Grove Elementary in Tsawwassen was destroyed by fire Saturday night (June 13)

A playground at Beach Grove Elementary in Tsawwassen was destroyed by fire Saturday night (June 13). (Kate Coulson/Facebook photo)
Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)

B.C. firefighters rescue puppy from inside couch (yes, inside)

It’s a first, deputy fire chief says

Maple Ridge firefighters have a long track record of rescuing animals in distress. But on Sunday, June 14, 2020, they were called to something out of the ordinary – a report of a puppy trapped inside a couch. (file)
Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters work the scene of a structure fire that injured multiple firefighters, according to a fire department spokesman, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

12 Los Angeles firefighters recovering after explosion

All injured firefighters are expected to survive

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters work the scene of a structure fire that injured multiple firefighters, according to a fire department spokesman, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A large plume of smoke was spotted by the North Saanich marina on Sunday afternoon. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

One dead, two injured following a large fire at North Saanich Marina

One boat has sunk, nearby resident says they heard an explosion ‘sounding like a cannon’

A large plume of smoke was spotted by the North Saanich marina on Sunday afternoon. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Crews from Chilliwack Fire Department Halls 1, 3, 4 and 6 responded to a townhouse fire in the 6,400-block of Vedder Road on Thursday, May 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

One townhouse unit damaged following evening fire in Chilliwack

Due to quick actions of fire crews, they were able to contain the fire and smoke to the one unit

Crews from Chilliwack Fire Department Halls 1, 3, 4 and 6 responded to a townhouse fire in the 6,400-block of Vedder Road on Thursday, May 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters put out a fire inside the Circle K convenience store on Departure Bay Road on Saturday night. (Dylan Phillips photo)

Teens set off flare in Nanaimo convenience store, traumatize clerk: RCMP

Incident happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday at Circle K on Departure Bay Road

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters put out a fire inside the Circle K convenience store on Departure Bay Road on Saturday night. (Dylan Phillips photo)
A firefighter with Cultus Lake Fire Department douses hot spots following a mobile home fire on Columbia Valley Road on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

VIDEO: Two trailers damaged in mobile home park fire at Cultus Lake

One home completely destroyed, a second damaged at Cultus Lake Village mobile home park

A firefighter with Cultus Lake Fire Department douses hot spots following a mobile home fire on Columbia Valley Road on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Trailer fire on Second Avenue early Sunday morning. (Progress file)                                Trailer fire on Second Avenue early Sunday morning saw two people escape safely with their dog according to Chilliwack Fire Department. (Progress file)

Trailer severely damaged in Sunday morning fire in downtown Chilliwack

Two people were sleeping in the trailer at the time, but they managed to get out with their dog

Trailer fire on Second Avenue early Sunday morning. (Progress file)                                Trailer fire on Second Avenue early Sunday morning saw two people escape safely with their dog according to Chilliwack Fire Department. (Progress file)
Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
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