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West Kelowna house fire extinguished; person sent to hospital

The fire happened in a room on the second floor, and fire crews kept the fire from spreading. Global News

A house fire in West Kelowna on Tuesday night was quickly extinguished despite challenging weather conditions.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue (WKFR) says the fire happened in a two-storey home along the 2600 block of Applegreen Court around 8:40 p.m.,

The weather at the time saw the mercury hovering around -20 C.

The fire happened in a room on the second floor, and fire crews kept the fire from spreading.

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The fire department says one person was transported to Kelowna General Hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation.

Police plus B.C. Hydro and FortisBC crews were also on scene.

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The fire is under investigation but is not deemed to be suspicious.

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