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UPDATE: Fortis working on power pole near A & W

Emergency crews responding to a call of a smoke smell inside the Kelowna A & W


Fortis has been called to the area after a light standard was found to be compromised in the area of the A & W restaurant on Highway 97 in Kelowna.

A smoke smell was noticed in the building but it was coming from outside, so fire fighters have cleared the area and the restaurant is back in business.


The A & W restaurant on Highway 97 and Leathead is being evacuated this morning after reports of a smoke smell inside the business.

Emergency crews are on the scene of the fire, investigating, after the reports of smoke possibly coming from a burning wire or light standard outside of the restaurant.

The Capital News will update this story when more information is made available.

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