September 01, 2014 - 2:02 PM
VERNON – Fire gutted a home in the rural Fintry area early Monday morning.
North Westside Fire Rescue responded to the fire on Pinecrest Road in Westshore Estates at about 9 a.m.
Flames were shooting through the roof when crews arrived at the home off Westside Road, according to Global Okanagan.
No official word on the cause of the fire, but a neighbour told Global a man ran from the house crying “fire” confessed he had been cooking marijuana oil.
The RCMP are looking into the blaze along with fire investigators.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
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