One person died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. Police are investigating. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

One death reported in Langley house fire

Police are investigating

One man died in a Langley house fire late Saturday afternoon, June 13, and at least one other person remains unaccounted for.

Langley deputy fire chief Bruce Ferguson told Black Press Media police have been called in to investigate what is believed to be a suspicious fire.

Officers with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team are on scene.

Just before 6 p.m. fire crews were called to a fully involved house fire in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area.

One witness said a person was pulled from the house by RCMP and CPR was being performed on the front lawn.

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) reported receiving a call from the Township of Langley Fire Department at 5:45 pm on June 13 about a structure fire near 68th Avenue and 197th Street in Langley.

Several ambulances responded and treated one person on scene for minor injuries.

No one was transported to hospital.

The fire spread to a neighbouring house as firefighters worked to control the blaze that went through the roof.

READ ALSO: Langley father and daughter left homeless by townhouse fire

READ ALSO: Suspicious’ fire at Langley property listed for $3M

More to come.



dan.ferguson@langleyadvancetimes.com

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