Backyard fire burns quad, trailer in Penticton

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PENTICTON - A meat smoke sparked a fire in a backyard in Penticton yesterday afteroon.

Fire crews were called to a home on Allison Street around 3:15 p.m., Dec. 7, arriving to find a large amount of smoke coming from a quad and trailer parked in the yard.

Deputy fire chief Dave Spalding says the fire was extinguished before it could spread to a nearby fence and shed. No buildings were damaged and no one hurt.

He says the probable cause of the fire was a meat smoker that was in use near the trailer. Flammable materials near the smoker were ignited, leading to the trailer and quad fire.

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