House fire

A candelight vigil on Sept. 14, 2021 outside a home on Butchart Street in Chilliwack where a man, Dale Morrissey, died in an accidental fire on Sept. 11. (Facebook)

Chilliwack man who died in house fire called a hero by friends and family

Friend says three hours before Dale Morrissey died in accidental blaze he saved a man in an MVA

 

Chilliwack Fire Department responded a fire on Butchart Street where a man was found dead inside the home. (Progress file)

1 person dead following house fire in Chilliwack

Deceased man found in basement of Butchart Street house Saturday morning

 

The Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a blaze at the Newmark Apartments at Victor Street and Bole Avenue on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Several fundraisers launched for Newmark apartment fire victims in Chilliwack

At least 5 fundraisers started for residents who lost belongings due to blaze

 

Fire prevention officer Lieut. Lisa Axelson surveys the damage following a house fire on Amadis Crescent on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack family with newborn awakes to smell of garage fire smoke

Fire at Amadis Crescent house appears to be accidental, says Chilliwack Fire Department

Fire prevention officer Lieut. Lisa Axelson surveys the damage following a house fire on Amadis Crescent on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Two large holes burned through the roof of the house. Patrick Penner photo.

VIDEO: Mission house badly damaged in afternoon fire, Aug. 6

Mission firefighters contain blaze to cap off busy week of fires

Two large holes burned through the roof of the house. Patrick Penner photo.
Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fundraiser launched for second Chilliwack family displaced in Alameda Drive fire

Lifetime of artwork lost, couple will need to ‘rebuild their life piece by piece,’ says daughter

Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Thousands raised in hours for young Chilliwack family displaced by fire

Family with 2-year-old lost everything in fire, supposed to move to Alberta next week

Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A Facebook post about this fire on Alameda Drive on Chilliwack Mountain on July 16, 2021 said the family with a two-year-old boy managed to get out but they lost everything. (Mike Kieneker/ Facebook)

UPDATE: Firefighter injured in early-morning blaze at duplex on Chilliwack Mountain

Family escapes but pet perished and two homes destroyed on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack

A Facebook post about this fire on Alameda Drive on Chilliwack Mountain on July 16, 2021 said the family with a two-year-old boy managed to get out but they lost everything. (Mike Kieneker/ Facebook)
A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack family in need of donations following Boundary Road fire last week

Donations of cash, other items needed for family of four displaced following June 17 blaze

A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

15 people homeless after Chilliwack house fire last week

Three families displaced following June 17 blaze that ripped through Boundary Road home

A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Fire Department on scene at a house fire on Boundary Road and No. 4 Road on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (David Seltenrich/ Facebook)

Fire crews respond to house fire on border of Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Flames, dark smoke reported coming from front of house when crews arrived

Chilliwack Fire Department on scene at a house fire on Boundary Road and No. 4 Road on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (David Seltenrich/ Facebook)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
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)
A building at Lougheed Highway and Old Dewdney Trunk Road caught fire in Maple Ridge. (Maple Ridge files)

Building at Lougheed Highway and Old Dewdney Trunk Road catches fire on Christmas Eve

No reports of injuries while the cause of a Pitt Meadows blaze is still be investigated

A building at Lougheed Highway and Old Dewdney Trunk Road caught fire in Maple Ridge. (Maple Ridge files)
Firefighters responded to a fully involved vacant house fire on Robson Street on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

UPDATE w/ PHOTOS: ‘Deliberately set’ fire destroys vacant house downtown Chilliwack Saturday

Robson Street home destroyed by latest in a long line of blazes in unused buildings

Firefighters responded to a fully involved vacant house fire on Robson Street on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Firefighters respond to a house fire on Second Avenue on Saturday, April 25, 2020. (William Snow photo)

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Firefighters battle house fire on Second Avenue in Chilliwack Saturday afternoon

Blaze reportedly started in garage often used by homeless individuals then spread to the house

Firefighters respond to a house fire on Second Avenue on Saturday, April 25, 2020. (William Snow photo)