Jan. 10: Explosion Kills One Firefighter, Injures Another
An explosion at a construction site claimed the life of one firefighter and injured another. Firefighters had been called to the site for a fire. But after the fire was under control, there was an explosion in a shed attached to a main structure on the site. The coroners service, along with the RCMP, the Office of the Fire Commissioner and WorkSafeBC, is investigating to determine the cause of the fire and explosion.