Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Minor structure fire contained by Kelowna Fire Department

A person had thrown a bucket of water onto the blaze prior to the arrival of fire crews

The Kelowna Fire Department knocked down a minor structure fire early Friday morning (Oct.15).

At approximately 1:15 a.m., fire dispatch received reports of a building on fire at the corner of Dougal and Valley View Roads. Crews arrived on the scene and located a fire on the exterior of a large, vacant building. Prior to their arrival, a person had thrown a bucket of water onto the fire.

The four ft. by 12 ft. fire was contained to the building’s exterior wall. However, a mattress and several other personal items had been consumed by the flames. The cause of the blaze is unknown.

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