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Chilliwack fire crews extinguish marijuana grow-op fire

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Chilliwack fire crews put out a fire late Saturday afternoon at a structure being used as a marijuana grow operation.

At about 4:30 p.m., the Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a second alarm blaze in the 50000 block of Elk View Road.

On arriving, crews saw heavy smoke pouring from a two-storey shop structure.

Firefighters gained access and managed to put the fire out.

There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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