Aggressive Attack Contained Fire To Single Unit In Industrial Complex

By March 4, 2013Abbotsford News

On Monday, March 4, 2013, the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS) responded to a report of a smoke and fire showing from a warehouse unit at 33733 King Rd.
On arrival, AFRS crews found a large industrial complex with smoke and fire coming from one of the units. Fire crews on arrival made an aggressive attack from the exterior allowing them to gain access and contain the fire to the single unit.
Nine units were dispatched to the incident and 34 firefighters attended the incident. BC Hydro, Fortis Gas, Abbotsford Police (APD) and BCAS all attended the scene.
Currently the fire is under investigation. Members from AFRS and APD are still on scene. Cause for the fire is unknown.
The total fire loss was estimated at more than $30,000.00, but could climb once the owners are able to enter and assess the damages. The warehouse unit contained art supplies.

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