UPDATE: Southeast Kelowna fire deemed suspicious, 2 cars destroyed

Kelowna RCMP confirm a two car blaze started the fire in the 4300 block of Takla Road

UPDATE: 3:30 PM

The investigation is ongoing for the two-car fire which damaged a residence in the 4300 block of Takla Road Friday night.

The owner’s of the residence did not know that they’re house was in danger.

“A neighbour was awakened by the sounds of the fire and called 911,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey of the Kelowna RCMP. “Fire fighters worked quickly to extinguish the blaze, which had begun to spread to the nearby home, whose occupants were asleep and unaware of the dangers outside.”

A Dodge D150 truck and a Ford sedan were destoryed in the fire, and RCMP and Kelowna Fire Department are treating the fire as suspicious as the investigation continues.

Witnesses can contact RCMP at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Original: 8:30 a.m.

A reported car fire spread to a surrounding house late Friday night.

Unconfirmed reports of two vehicles going up in flames came in just before 12 a.m. at a residence near the intersections of Takla and Saucier Roads in southeast Kelowna.

The fire had reportedly spread to the house and had caused some damage to the residence.

Emergency crews were able to put the fire out, and the fire is under investigation.

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