Kelowna Fire Department deals with structural fire – Kelowna News

House fire under control

Rob Gibson

UPDATE 9:20

The house fire on Fuller Ave. has now been extinguished and the fire department is working to soak up the place.

Emergency Support Services are also on site to help those who have been displaced due to the fire.

Kelowna Fire has called for an investigator to try to determine the cause of the fire.

A Castanet reporter states that they have spoken to several young men on the premises who live in the house, who tell Castanet that they will be forced out of their homes by the fire for at least the next 72 hours. The men are shaken and do not want to speak further, but appear to be unharmed.


UPDATE 8:37

Firefighters are working to put out a fire in a 900-acre residential building on Fuller Ave. near Graham St.

The residential home is fully involved and the fire appears to have started just before 8 p.m.

The fire department has called in an investigator to assess the location when the fire is under control.

Neighbors tell Castanet that they believe the home is occupied, but no one from the home was seen on the spot.


ORIGINAL 8:18

The Kelowna Fire Department is dealing with a structural fire in the Fuller Avenue and Graham Road area.

The fire is believed to have originated from a home in the area and has put a large black smoke flag up over the city.

Castanet has a reporter on his way to the scene and will update.

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