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Fire on Kelowna balcony doused quickly

April 04, 2021 - 9:51 AM

Kelowna Fire Department doused a balcony fire early Sunday morning, ensuring minimal damage was caused.

At approximately 4 a.m., 911 was called about a balcony on fire in the 700 block of Rutland Road North.

"The first arriving officer reported a small fire on the third-floor balcony. First responding crew used a hand line to control the fire until the sprinkler system activated and extinguish the remaining fire," Steve Roshinsky, Platoon Captain said in a press release.

"Kelowna Fire Department Fire damage was contained to the furnishings and contents of the balcony. No other units in the complex were damaged."

KFD responded with three engines, ladder truck, rescue unit and command vehicle with 15 personnel. The fire is deemed accidental in nature.



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