Building destroyed by suspicious fire

Kelowna Fire Department personnel responded to a structure fire at Hume Road in Kelowna, at 5:31 a.m. Wednesday

Kelowna Fire Department personnel responded to a structure fire at Hume Road in Kelowna, at 5:31 a.m. Wednesday

Upon arrival, KFD crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from a residential structure.

“The flames were extinguished quickly by the first arriving fire crews. The structure was vacant at the time of the fire. Fire investigators will be on scene as the fire appears to be suspicious in nature,” said Platoon Captain Steve Wallick.

“The structure suffered significant damage and will remain unoccupied.”

Three Engines, one Rescue, and a command unit responded to the scene with the assistance of BCAS, RCMP and Fortis.

Kelowna Capital News