Firefighters put out fire behind Walmart

Penticton firefighters put out a burning tree behind Walmart this afternoon, Monday, May 23, 2016.

PENTICTON - Penticton firefighters doused  a fire near Penticton Walmart this afternoon.

Firefighters and police responded to the call around 5 p.m. Monday, May 23 to find a tree behind Walmart burning.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out before any damage was done to the store.

The tree was located behind the building, adjacent to a pedestrian walkway.

Police on scene would not comment on the incident, other than to say it is under investigation.

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