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Summerland home damaged by fire, smoke

A residence on Canyon View Road in Summerland was damaged after fire broke out yesterday afternoon, March 1, 2016.
Image Credit: Skylar Noe-Vack
March 02, 2016 - 9:34 AM

PENTICTON - A fire at a Summerland residence yesterday has left the home with significant structure and smoke damage.

Summerland firefighters were called to a structure fire at 9918 Canyon View Rd. around 2 p.m., yesterday, March 1. When they arrived they found smoke and flames coming from the rear of the residence.

Summerland Fire Chief Glen Noble says firefighters were able to knock down the flames from the exterior of the building before entering it to ensure the fire was completely out.

Noble says the building suffered significant structural damage to one room and smoke damage throughout.

No one was home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

Cause of the fire is unknown and the incident remains under investigation.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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