Kelowna Fire Department - Steven Lin

One person injured in minor deck fire

The Kelowna Fire Department were on scene of a deck fire Thursday afternoon

One person sustained was treated with minor injuries after a deck fire started at a residence on Springfield Road in Kelowna.

At approximately 01:37 p.m. Kelowna Fire Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a deck on fire at the rear of a residence in the 2700 of Springfield Road, the fire department said in a news release.

Upon arrival, Kelowna Fire Department units found the fire had been extinguished by the occupants of the home, the release said.

One person was slightly injured while trying to extinguish the fire. They were treated on scene, the release said. KFD crews ventilated the structure and KFD investigators have determined that the cause will be undetermined.

Kelowna Fire Department would like to remind the public to dispose of smoking materials in a non-combustible container, the release said.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Rockets held scoreless in loss against Red Deer

Rockets will look for some points in final game of road trip against Edmonton

New maintenance crew to look after Okanagan Connector

Acciona Infrastructure Maintenance Inc. will replace Argo Road Maintenance Inc. in 2019

New Lake Country arts council to request funds from district

The arts council will ask the district for $8,000 from 2019 to 2021

Kelowna’s definitive Christmas market list

We’ve prepared a list of every market in the Central Okanagan

Your guide to winter light ups around the Okanagan

From Vernon to Summerland, with a stop in Kelowna, we’ve found some activities for you to enjoy

Trudeau offers to help Pacific islands face climate change impact

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the leaders from the Pacific island nations on Saturday during the APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea

Canada defeats Germany 29-10 in repechage, moves step closer to Rugby World Cup

Hong Kong needs a bonus-point win over Canada — scoring four or more tries — while denying the Canadians a bonus point

Avalanche Canada in desperate need of funding

The organization provides avalanche forecasting for an area larger than the United Kingdom

5 B.C. cities break temperature records

Parts of B.C. remain warm, at 10 C, while others feeling chilly

Hodge: The long road to recovery

Kelowna - The first week of recovery I was too consumed in pain to notice the lack of fluid.

Letter: Teaching children to be compassionate is never a bad thing

Kelowna - Teaching Mandarin in schools? That gets my vote.

Letter: Homeless Kelowna citizens need help now, not later

Long term solutions are needed and government has a role to play there.

Letter: Election loss in Kelowna blamed on racism

For decades I have written in the local press about racism.

Letter: Peachland watershed issues being recognized

We heard that an integrated response between industry and government is required

Most Read