Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.


Facebook


OR


Register

Privacy Policy

Rutland fire deemed suspicious after damaging a duplex

After damaging cedar hedges and a duplex, a Friday evening fire in Rutland is under investigation.

Around 4:25 pm, the Kelowna Fire Department received multiple calls about a cedar hedge fire close to a structure at 799 Houghton Rd.

<who> Photo Credit: Emahlee Cobman/Facebook

When crews first arrived at the scene, they reported visible flames from the hedge extending into the second floor and attic space of a duplex.

One resident was treated for smoke inhalation by the BC Ambulance Service and no other injuries were reported.

The fire is deemed suspicious and the cause of it is under investigation by the RCMP and KFD.



If you get value from KelownaNow and believe local independent media is important to our community we ask that you please consider subscribing to our daily newsletter.

If you appreciate what we do, we ask that you consider supporting our local independent news platform.


Send your comments, news tips, typos, letter to the editor, photos and videos to news@kelownanow.com.




weather-icon
Sat
38℃

weather-icon
Sun
39℃

weather-icon
Mon
38℃

weather-icon
Tue
32℃

weather-icon
Wed
32℃

weather-icon
Thu
26℃

current feed webcam icon

Recent Livestream




Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS Follow Our pinterest Feed
Follow Our Newsletter
Privacy Policy