Structural fire contained at Seabird Island Tuesday afternoon by The Seabird Island Fire Department and the Agassiz Fire Department

Structural fire contained at Seabird Island Tuesday afternoon by The Seabird Island Fire Department and the Agassiz Fire Department

Structural fire at Seabird Island contained by fire crews

Fire contained late Tuesday afternoon by local fire crews and the RCMP



A structural fire that broke out at Seabird Island earlier today has been contained by local fire crews. The Seabird Island Fire Department, the Agassiz Fire Department, and the RCMP are currently on scene.

Agassiz Deputy Fire Chief Gerald Basten was on hand to disclose details of the incident to The Observer.

We were the first engine on scene,” said Basten.

Three firefighters entered the building and extinguished the fire, doing a primary and secondary inspection and nothing was found, according to Basten.

We don’t believe that anybody is inside the building,” he said.

At this point and time the cause of the fire is unknown.

We will be doing a full investigation with the fire departments and the RCMP.”