UPDATE: 7:17 a.m.
The fire at a construction site which erupted early Friday morning has been put out.
Quick action by the Kelowna Fire Department limited the damage to two units on the 6th floor of a building which was under construction just off Gyro Beach.
27 firefighters reported to the scene to fight the fire.
No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A bit of a set back for construction on a building on Lakeshore and Richter Roads after a fire burnt the top two stories after it is believed to have been struck by lighting at around 1:00 a.m. this morning @KelownaCapNews pic.twitter.com/Bu7rNyCUcr
— Laryn Gilmour (@LarynGilmour) June 28, 2019
There are reports that a building is on fire in Kelowna on Lakeshore Road and Richter Street.
The building is believed to be unoccupied and under construction.
Reports that the top two floors are on fire. Nobody inside
— Central Okanagan Scanner (@ScanKelowna) June 28, 2019
Witnesses say sirens can be heard from Bing Avenue.
Kelowna fire crews are on scene working to put out the blaze.
More to come.