Fire crews douse travel-trailer fire in Penticton backyard

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Penticton fire crews were called on Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a backyard fire involving a travel trailer – Nov 3, 2020

Emergency crews were on scene at a travel trailer fire in Penticton on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire happened in a backyard that bordered an alley between Timmins and Moose Jaw streets.

Neighbours heard what sounded like an explosion and came outside to see flames coming from the trailer.

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It was beginning to reach nearby fences when emergency responders arrived.

According to the Penticton Fire Department, the trailer was occupied when the fire started and that a person sustained minor injuries in the backyard incident.

The trailer was destroyed in the fire.

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The fire’s cause is under investigation, but the fire department says the blaze doesn’t look to be suspicious.

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