Fire guts home in Abbotsford



Flames shoot out of a home at Maplewood Terrace in Abbotsford Friday evening.

Fire destroyed a trailer home in Abbotsford's Maplewood Terrace Friday night.
All four occupants were safely evacuated from the trailer home at Lot 19 in the trailer park, which is located at 318 N 5th St., according to Bert Nitzke, chief of the Central Fire and EMS District. The family is now staying with another family, Nitzke said.
A total of 35 firefighters and EMTs responded to the fire, which was called in about 5:30 p.m. Friday. Flames were shooting out of the structure when emergency responders arrived.
The cause of the fire is electrical in nature, Nitzke said. The trailer home is considered a total loss, but no other trailer homes were affected by the fire and there were injuries.

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