Man dies after trailer fire in Abbotsford Sunday evening

Aug 21 2017, 5:05 pm

A 45-year-old man is dead after a fire in Abbotsford on Sunday evening.

At 7:45 pm, Abbotsford Police along with firefighters responded to reports of a trailer fire in the 34000 block of 3rd Avenue.

Upon arrival, emergency crews found a “severely injured” man inside the structure.

He was taken to hospital, but died a few hours later from his injuries.

Police said the trailer where the man was found was part of a business operation involved in commercial truck repair.

As a result, Worksafe BC are now involved in the investigation of the incident, along with Abbotsford Police and fire services.

Anyone with information about this fire is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police
Department at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd).