Kelowna Fire Department to investigate suspicious late-night blaze

"(Crews) were able to knock the fire down with minimal damage to any of the buildings in the area," said Light.

Kelowna Fire Department crews spotted flames and smoke rising from the Sexsmith Road areaat around  11:56 p.m., Tuesday  just as they were wrapping up their response to a large garbage bin fire on Gibson Road, in the McKenzie bench area of Rutland.

Upon arrival at 286 Campion St. Command observed a fully involved pile of reclaimed lumber, also involved was a 1968 Chevy P/U truck, said Tim Light, platoon captain of the fire department.

“(Crews) were able to knock the fire down with minimal damage to any of the buildings in the area,” said Light.

“The business involved is insured however the vehicle was not insured at this time,” said Light.

Three engines, one rescue vehicle a command vehicle and 18 personnel were involved.


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