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Attic fire quickly doused in Kelowna

February 10, 2016 - 7:31 AM

KELOWNA - The quick actions of a homeowner helped firefighters extinguish a fire in the attic of a home on Cascade Place this morning.

The fire started around 5 a.m., Feb. 10, when a light placed in the attic came in contact with some insulation. The homeowner was able to partially douse the flames with water before fire crews arrived.

The rest of the fire was quickly extinguished and there were no injuries. Platoon Capt. Steve Wallick notes the occupants were also not displaced due to fire damage.

In total 15 personnel from the fire department responded with three engines, a rescue truck and a command vehicle, along with ambulance and RCMP personnel.

 

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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