Firefighters battle house fire in West Kelowna

A house fire is burning on Bennedick Road in West Kelowna, August 8, 2014.

WEST KELOWNA - Firefighters battled a house fire at 2769 Bennedick Road following a report of black smoke in the afternoon, Aug 8.

There were visible flames and smoke coming from the roof of the two-storey house when Kelowna Fire and Rescue arrived. The fire was reported just after 2 p.m.

Nobody was inside the house when the fire began. A small dog and cat were rescued by neighbours.

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


Dianna Gallagher (left) and Shar Froese discuss the mat Froese just gave Gallagher and challenges living on the street.
How a practical home-made gift is making nights a little easier for a homeless Kamloops woman
KAMLOOPS - Living on the streets of Kamloops for two months now, Diana Gallagher and her dog Rocky have been sleeping rough, in doorways, on cardboard and in shelters when she can swing it. And while it's not much, her situation just improved

Top News