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Man pulled from burning building

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Raw footage from fire scene. – Mar 22, 2017

A man was rushed to hospital after being found in a burning building in Kelowna Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to a condo project under construction at the old KSS site in downtown Kelowna at around 7 o’clock.

While investigating the fire, crews found a man in the attic area of the structure.

Kelly Hayes/Global Okanagan

The victim was put onto a stretcher and brought to an ambulance.

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He was later flown to Vancouver.

Officials say the man suffered severe burns to his body.

Beverly Kapchinsky says the injured man is her 30-year-old son Braden Kapchinsky.

She says he is a a sub-contractor hired to do drywall work at the site.

“He’s on life support.  In an induced coma,” Kapchinsky said.

A  “Go Fund Me” page has been set up for the family.

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