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Kelowna mobile home fire claims one life, firefighters injured

Kelowna Fire Deparment responded to 911 call early Sunday morning on McCulloch Road

  • Jan. 14, 2018 12:00 a.m.

A mobile home fire early Sunday morning in East Kelowna has claimed the life of one person.

At just before 5 a.m. this morning, Kelowna Fire Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a mobile home on fire in the 3500 block of McCulloch Road.

First arriving crews were met by heavy fire activity in the front of the structure located in Lake City Mobile Home Park.

Three firefighters sustained non-life threatening injuries during the incident when a roof collapsed.

Kelowna Fire Department responded with four engines, a rescue truck, command vehicle and safety with a total of 25 personnel. RCMP, B.C. Ambulance Service and Fortis were also on scene.

The fire is not suspicious and fire department investigators are on scene.

Kelowna fire department would like to remind everyone of the importance of having a working smoke alarm in their residence.


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