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Fire at Kelowna townhouse quickly extinguished

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October 23, 2017 - 11:12 AM

KELOWNA - Kelowna firefighters put out a small blaze at a townhouse this morning.

Crews arrived at the single storey townhouse in the 2500 block of Highway 97N at around 8:20 a.m., today, Oct. 23, to find light smoke coming from the rear of the building, according to a Kelowna Fire Department media release.

Platoon Capt. says firefighters quickly put out the fire inside the exterior wall which was burning wall studs and plywood sheeting.

"Some smoke had migrated into the attic space," Kelly says in the release. "This smoke was forcibly ventilated by the crew."

No one living in the home has displaced by the fire

Fire Department investigators are looking into the cause of the fire, however, it is undetermined at this time.

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