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Deck fire doused

Quick action kept a fire from engulfing an Armstrong home.

  • Jun. 30, 2017 8:00 a.m.

Quick action kept a fire from engulfing an Armstrong home.

Firefighters were called to the 3400 block of Adair Street Thursday at 3:47 p.m.

“We got there quickly and we’re able to contain it to the back deck,” said Ian Cummings, Armstrong-Spallumcheen fire chief.

“There was no damage to the structure.”

Cummings admits the situation could have been far worse given the current dry conditions.

“Any little flame can become a big issue so it’s key to get a crew on it as quickly as possible,” he said.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Vernon Morning Star

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