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West Kelowna garage fire causes significant damage to home

West Kelowna garage fire causes significant damage to home - image

West Kelowna fire crews responded to reports of a car fire extending to a garage in the Glenrosa neighbourhood, at around 11 Sunday morning.

Crews of approximately 14 firefighters were able to keep the fire in the garage space, but there is significant damage.

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“Some significant smoke damage to the house [with] one injury with minor burns transported to Kelowna General Hospital”, says West Kelowna Fire Assistant Chief Lionel Bateman.
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Bateman adds the homeowners will not be able to get back into the property for quite some time as there is a lot of smoke damage throughout the entire house.

“The fire is not suspicious in nature, it looks like the homeowners were doing some welding in the garage.”

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Two occupants were living in the house at the time of the fire.

“Everybody is alive and safe and that is the number one thing.”

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