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Three vehicles on fire in Kelowna storage structure

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December 16, 2018 - 8:49 AM

KELOWNA — Early this morning Kelowna Fire Department received a report of three vehicles on fire inside a mechanic bay-type structure.

The call came at about 2:45 a.m., Dec. 16, and crews rushed to the 3100 block of Sexsmith Road to respond, a media release says.

Crews gained access to the building and discovered a single vehicle on fire with impingement on two others.  The sprinkler system had been activated and was able to contain the fire.  Fire crews then finished extinguishment, ventilation and overhaul.

The cause of the fire is being investigated by both RCMP and Kelowna Fire Department investigators.

Kelowna Fire Department responded with four engines, one ladder truck, rescue unit, a safety unit and Command vehicle with a total of 17 personnel.

The fire department reminds the public to check your smoke alarms, "They do save lives," the release says.

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