Firefighters responded to a fire at an abandoned building at Harvey and Spall on Feb. 20, 2018. - Image: Alistair Waters

Firefighters responded to a fire at an abandoned building at Harvey and Spall on Feb. 20, 2018. - Image: Alistair Waters

Updated: Fire near Harvey and Spall caused by squatter

Kelowna Fire Department is on scene of a fire in Kelowna

Update: 4 p.m.

A squatter caused a small fire this morning at an abandoned building near Harvey Avenue and Spall Road.

According to deputy fire chief Scott Cronquist, the fire was quickly contained.

Original:

Kelowna firefighters are battling a small fire in what appears to be an abandoned building near the corner of Harvey and Spall.

Two lanes of Harvey Ave. are blocked off heading south as crews deal with the situation.

Crews were called to the area just before 9 a.m. after reports of smoke coming from the building.

One firefighter told the Capital News the building may be condemned.

We have a reporter on scene and will pass along more information as it becomes available.

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