British Columbia

Man dies after trailer fire at Abbotsford, B.C. business

The trailer was part of a commercial truck repair business in the 3rd Avenue area.

45-year-old died from 'severe' injuries, police say

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called to a trailer fire on Sunday. A man was found inside with severe burns and later died in hospital. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

A man has died after a trailer at an Abbotsford, B.C., worksite caught fire on Sunday.

Fire crews were called to the 34000 block of 3rd Avenue at 7:45 p.m. A statement said they found a 45-year-old man inside the trailer with "severe" injuries.

Abbotsford police said he was taken to hospital but died a few hours later.

The trailer was part of a commercial truck repair business.

The fire rescue service, police department and WorkSafeBC have all joined an investigation into the fire. There is no word on a possible cause.

Anyone with information is asked to call Abbotsford police at 604-859-5225 or text 222973.