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‘A total loss’: Sunday morning fire destroys building in Oliver, B.C.

The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire on Station Street and Co-Op Street on Sunday morning. Oliver Fire Department / Submitted

An investigation is pending following a fire in Oliver, B.C., Sunday morning.

The fire department was called out to a fire near Station Street and Co-Op Street around 2 a.m. Crews found the building engulfed with flames.

“Crews made quick action to knock the fire down. By the time crews arrived the building was a total loss,” read the Oliver Fire Department press release.

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According to the fire department, the building was an “old garage or workshop” located on farmland adjacent to the flea market and food bank.

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There were 17 firefighters and five trucks at the scene for over two hours.

No one was injured in the fire.

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