Coldstream house fire Tuesday, March 29. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Family escapes North Okanagan house fire

Early morning blaze destroys home, damages neighbours house

A family of four was able to escape a fire before it destroyed their home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters from Coldstream and Lavington were called to the fire in the 8500 block of Kalavista Drive around 4:30 a.m. March 29.

Everyone in the home got out safely and no pets were lost. But a neighbouring home did suffer some damage.

Firefighters said the blaze was fully involved when they arrived, with flames shooting through the roof.

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Firefighters douse a house fire on Kalavista Drive March 29. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)