West Kelowna crews put out chimney fire

Quick response on Tuesday evening as crews had to respond to another chimney fire

West Kelowna firefighters responded to a chimney fire on Vector Drive Tuesday evening.

Fire crews in West Kelowna were quick to respond to a chimney fire on Tuesday evening.

Three fire engines plus a prevention truck responded to the chimney fire on Tuesday evening at about 8:45 p.m.

Crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze in a house in the 3100 block of Vector Drive.

It’s been a busy few weeks as crews around the Central Okanagan have responded to several chimney fires including ones in West Kelowna and one in the Rutland area of Kelowna.

Residents are reminded to have chimneys properly inspected and cleaned if they are running wood burning stoves or fire places.