North Okanagan house fire uncovers marijuana grow-op

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LUMBY - A weekend fire in the North Okanagan lead RCMP to basement marijuana grow-op.

RCMP say on Sunday, Nov. 6, police and firefighters responded to a blaze at a home on Grandview Avenue in Lumby. After firefighters extinguished the fire, a small marijuana grow-op was found in the basement.

The fire, which started in the grow-op, does not appear to be suspicious, according to a RCMP media release. The tenants were not hurt. 

"Police do not anticipate charges arising from this incident," Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says in the release.


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