One person found deceased in a residential fire


2024-05-13 12:30 PDT

File # 2024-67448

Surrey RCMP is assisting Surrey Fire Services following a fatal residential fire.

On May 12, 2024 at 9:41 pm, Surrey RCMP received a report of a residential structure fire in the 5700-block of 128 Street. Police arrived on scene to assist the Surrey Fire Department. The occupants of the residence had already evacuated with the exception of the one person who resided in the secondary suite.

Surrey Fire Department located a man in the secondary suite, who did not survive. The identification of the deceased person has not been confirmed; therefore, no additional information regarding the victim is being shared.

Surrey RCMP General Investigation Unit (GIU) working with a Fire Inspector from Surrey Fire Services are investigating to determine the circumstances and cause of the fire; however, at this time the fire is not believed to be suspicious

The BC Coroners Service has taken conduct of the investigation regarding the circumstances of the man’s death.

If you witnessed the residential fire or have any additional information and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file 24-67448.

For media inquiries contact:
Cpl. Sarbjit K. Sangha
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776

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