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Commercial trailer fire kills man in Fraser Valley

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Summary

Patrol members smelled smoke and eventually discovered the source in the area of Nowell Street and Yale Road

The man was found unresponsive, and he was taken to hospital where he later died

The cause of the fire is unclear

FRASER VALLEY (NEWS 1130) — A man has died after a fire in a commercial trailer early Wednesday morning in the Fraser Valley.

RCMP say patrol members smelled smoke and eventually discovered the source in the area of Nowell Street and Yale Road around 3:00 a.m.

Cpl. Mike Rail says firefighters went in and found the man unresponsive. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

“The origin of the fire remains under investigation,” he says, but adds it hasn’t been confirmed if it is suspicious or not.