Firefighters douse container fire

Kelowna Fire Department responds to large container fire on Adams Road

  • Jan. 17, 2017 5:00 p.m.

Firefighters work a fire in a container in a storage area off Adams Road in Kelowna.

Adams Road near Reid’s corner in Kelowna was closed down Tuesday night as firefighters worked to control a fire in a storage container.

Police, fire and ambulance responded to the scene, closing the road due to concerns for further explosives in the area, such as propane tanks, that may have been stored in nearby containers.

The area of Adams Road, just off Sexsmith, is home to an industrial area and no homes were near the blaze.

The cause of the blaze is unknown as firefighters remained on the scene as Tuesday evening.

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