Quick action limits fire damage in Keremeos

Keremeos firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in the village on March 12.
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PENTICTON - Keremeos and District Volunteer Fire Department’s quick action limited damage from a kitchen fire yesterday.

The Keremeos department responded to a call to a structure fire at River Road and South Keremeos Road on March 12.

The fire damaged a portion of the residence’s kitchen above the stove, spreading to the microwave, kitchen cabinets and extending into the wall and attic above the stove. Firefighters spent approximately two hours on scene.

Fifteen firefighters attended the incident.  No injuries were reported. B.C. Ambulance Service, RCMP and Fortis Power were also called to the scene.

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