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No one hurt in Kelowna house fire

December 09, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Police were called to a burning home on Kelowna's McCulloch Road after the homeowner reported heavy smoke today.

According to John Kelly, platoon captain with the Kelowna Fire Department, the blaze was quickly extinguished after crews arrived on scene around 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9.

"The first arriving officer reported grey smoke coming from the soffit area of the second floor," Kelly said in a news release. "Crew gained entry into the home and were met with heavy smoke conditions. Flames were located coming from the crawl space and extending to the main floor of the structure."

No one was hurt.

Kelly said the home did suffer structural and smoke damage, but the fire is not considered suspicious. The cause remains undetermined.

A water tender, rescue unit, safety officer and command vehicle aided 20 firefighters and five engines. The BCAS, RCMP and Fortis were also on scene.

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