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Suspicious fire in West Kelowna destroys truck, damages garage

West Kelowna Fire Rescue said the suspicious fire happened around 3:30 a.m., along Regal Road. Global News

A vehicle-destroying fire in West Kelowna spread to a nearby garage early Friday, damaging it before it was extinguished.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue said the suspicious fire happened around 3:30 a.m. along Regal Road, and that the incident is being investigated by police.

According to the fire department, a late-model pickup truck parked in the driveway was engulfed in flames when crews arrived, and the fire was spreading into the garage.

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“The fire was quickly knocked down, but the truck is a total loss and the garage suffered significant fire and heat damage,” said WKFR.

The fire department said the house, which was not occupied, sustained only minor smoke damage.

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