Emergency crews were on scene last night in Peachland at Robinson Place as a home was engulfed in smoke and fire.
The road was closed as the fire department combated the fire around 8 p.m., as well as and Okanagan Highway pullout was also closed as crews feared power lines may come down, according to witness reports.
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The single structure fire, which is believed to have started in the garage had already spread to the house when fire crews arrived shortly after 8 p.m., said fire chief Dennis Craig.
It was a stubborn fire, crews were there until 2 p.m., he said.
The two occupants who were home at the time, and they managed to escape before making a 911 call. A small dog died in the house, Craig said.