Fire burns the outside of West Kelowna home

West Kelowna firefighters put out a blaze on the outside of an attached garage at a home on Anders Road in Lakeview Heights, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2015.
Image Credit: Contributed/West Kelowna Fire Rescue

WEST KELOWNA – No word yet on the cause of a fire which burned the exterior of a home's attached garage in West Kelowna Saturday afternoon.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue says crews were called to the blaze in the 1000-block of Anders Road in Lakeview Heights at about 3:45 p.m., Aug. 22.

Assistant fire chief Darren Lee says in a media release firefighters “made a quick attack from the outside and were able to knock the fire down.”

He says once they had the fire under control, the crew “forced entry” into the home to make sure it hadn’t spread inside.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was hurt.

Lee says the cause of the fire is under investigation.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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