The Kelowna Fire Department evacuated a PetSmart along Harvey Avenue on Sunday afternoon. (Files)

The Kelowna Fire Department evacuated a PetSmart along Harvey Avenue on Sunday afternoon. (Files)

Kelowna PetSmart evacuated due to ‘glowing red transformer’

Fire crews quickly responded, shutting off power to the transformer

Fire crews evacuated a Kelowna PetSmart on Sunday afternoon after a glowing red transformer was spotted inside the building.

Firefighters quickly turned off power to the transformer upon their arrival at 2024 Harvey Avenue just after 4 p.m.

The Kelowna Fire Department and FortisBC crews remain on scene.

The Capital News has reached out to the Kelowna Fire Department for more information.

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