News

Dumpsters ablaze in Kelowna

Kelowna's police and fire fighting forces responded to three dumpster fires, in rapid succession early this morning.

"The first call came in around 10 minutes after midnight and within six minutes, the other two were reported," said Const. Steve Holmes.

"Dumpsters in the 300 block of Franklyn Rd as well as in the 300 and 400 blockĀ  of Highway 33 appear to have been deliberately set ablaze however the quick response from the Fire Department saw all three extinguished with no apparent damage to any other property."

Police are investigating and are asking the public for any information or suspicious activity with respect to these incidents. Please call the Kelowna Detachment at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visit www.crimestoppers.net to report

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Chew On This challenge
 
Kist resigns as Pacific NorthWest LNG president; Progress Energy CEO acting president
 
De Groot family outraged: Sister of dead Slocan suspect says police overreacted
Joanne Wilton Q & A
 
Prince Rupert Rampage fall 10-2 to Smithers Steelheads
 
City of Prince Rupert to apply for intervenor status in Enbridge review
A silent reading movement at LVR
 
VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
Debate night in Castlegar

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.