House fire

Pamela Wiegand and her children, from left, Riley, Cameron and Olive are now without a permanent home after their house in the 3100 block of Cedar Drive in Blind Bay burned to the ground on Tuesday, April 5. (Photo contributed)

Shuswap home burns to ground, mom and three children lose all belongings, family cat

Friends, community rally to help, family will need permanent rental home

 

Salmon Arm Council received an application for an official community plan amendment and rezoning for a portion of a property at 1141 18th St. NE from medium density to high density residential. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Change proposed to Salmon Arm’s official community plan for high-density housing

Property near RCMP detachment requires rezoning to support 50 residential units

 

Firefighters prepare to fight a residential fire near the corner of 20th Street NE and Okanagan Avenue after a call about 2 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Damage was confined to the basement but the tenants lost all their belongings. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

Tenants lose everything in April 1 Salmon Arm fire deemed accidental

Fire crews find smoke alarm disconnected in a second fire, this one in apartment on April 4

 

Firefighters are fighting a residential fire at the corner of 20th Street SE and Okanagan Avenue after a call about 2 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Both roads are blocked. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

Fire crews manage to get Salmon Arm house blaze under control

Home is in the 2000 block of 1st Avenue NE, roads blocked in vicinity

Firefighters are fighting a residential fire at the corner of 20th Street SE and Okanagan Avenue after a call about 2 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Both roads are blocked. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2107. Three children and two adults have died after an early-morning fire at a home in Brampton, Ont.
Peel Regional Police say the house fire at Conestoga Drive and Sutter Avenue broke out around 2 a.m. today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

‘Absolutely tragic’: 3 children, 2 adults dead after Brampton, Ont., house fire

Third adult sent to a trauma centre, where they are in critical condition.

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2107. Three children and two adults have died after an early-morning fire at a home in Brampton, Ont.
Peel Regional Police say the house fire at Conestoga Drive and Sutter Avenue broke out around 2 a.m. today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
There was a second fire at a vacant house in WIlloughby Monday night, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Tines)

VIDEO: B.C. house catches fire twice in one day

Cause of blaze at vacant two-storey Langley structure under investigation

There was a second fire at a vacant house in WIlloughby Monday night, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Tines)
Fire crews on scene on Dougall Road South. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna house fire quickly knocked down

Fire crews are responding to a blaze at a home on Dougall Road

Fire crews on scene on Dougall Road South. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)
The fire started on the deck before spreading to the home (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/ Contributed)

Fire destroys mobile home in Westbank First Nation

West Kelowna Fire Rescue was first on the scene, just after midnight

The fire started on the deck before spreading to the home (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/ Contributed)
Firefighters in Coldstream are battling a major house fire on Hawthorne Place Friday, Jan. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Firefighters battle Coldstream house fire

Blaze broke out on Hawthorne Place before 7 p.m.

Firefighters in Coldstream are battling a major house fire on Hawthorne Place Friday, Jan. 14. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
A long-time Vernon resident lost her home, and car, to a fire in Edgewood Dec. 22 (Contributed)

Former Vernon woman escapes Edgewood house fire with cat

Debbra Cooper lost everything in the Edgewood blaze

A long-time Vernon resident lost her home, and car, to a fire in Edgewood Dec. 22 (Contributed)
Fire on 1200 block of Leathead at abandoned home for the second time this month (Jen Zielinski)

Another suspicious fire at abandoned home in Rutland

Fire at an abandoned single-family home on 1200 block of Leathead Rd the second time this month

Fire on 1200 block of Leathead at abandoned home for the second time this month (Jen Zielinski)
A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)

Home owner suffers burns in non-suspicious West Kelowna garage fire

Smoke from the fire could be seen from downtown Kelowna

A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)
The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)

One found dead after Thanksgiving morning house fire in Kelowna

An investigation into the cause of the house fire is still ongoing

The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)
Neighbour Andrea Patz caught this photo of the fire and said the first fire truck was on scene within five minutes and within 10 minutes there were several volunteer firefighters literally running while putting on their gear. “I’m so impressed with our first responder crews,” she said.

UPDATE: No injuries in house fire in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services responded to a fire on Moss St.

Neighbour Andrea Patz caught this photo of the fire and said the first fire truck was on scene within five minutes and within 10 minutes there were several volunteer firefighters literally running while putting on their gear. “I’m so impressed with our first responder crews,” she said.
Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)

Lake Country home destroyed in large blaze, 11 dogs rescued

Fire crews are responding to 10839 Hallam Drive

Flames shoot from the roof of a home on Hallam Drive as Lake Country firefighters battle a blaze on June, 17 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/ Capital News)
This house in Osoyoos caught fire around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. (Roy Wilmin photo Facebook)

Seven displaced from Osoyoos house fire

Smoke could be seen from Highway 97 and across the lake

This house in Osoyoos caught fire around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. (Roy Wilmin photo Facebook)
A house fire that sent smoke billowing through a Penticton neighbourhood Wednesday, April 21, 2021 was extinguished before any irreversible damage was done. (Facebook photo)

Residents unharmed in second alarm Penticton house fire

Heavy black smoke was seen coming from the back of the Alexander Street home Wednesday night

A house fire that sent smoke billowing through a Penticton neighbourhood Wednesday, April 21, 2021 was extinguished before any irreversible damage was done. (Facebook photo)
A GoFundMe page has been launched for a Vernon man whose BX orchard property home off Pleasant Valley Road near Stickle Road was totally destroyed in a fire Saturday, April 17. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Fundraising campaign launched for Vernon man who lost home to fire

A GoFundMe page has been started by family; man taken to hospital with injuries from fire

A GoFundMe page has been launched for a Vernon man whose BX orchard property home off Pleasant Valley Road near Stickle Road was totally destroyed in a fire Saturday, April 17. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
One person was airlifted to hospital after explosions were heard and a fire ripped through an Oliver residence Thursday, Feb. 4 2020. (Cristal Cook / Facebook)

One airlifted to hospital after explosions, fire in South Okanagan

A residence and vehicle were both destroyed

One person was airlifted to hospital after explosions were heard and a fire ripped through an Oliver residence Thursday, Feb. 4 2020. (Cristal Cook / Facebook)
Penticton fire crews quickly put out a small blaze at a home on Duncan Ave. E Monday night. (Mike Biden photo)

South Okanagan house fire sends one to hospital

The fire at the Duncan Place home was cooking related

Penticton fire crews quickly put out a small blaze at a home on Duncan Ave. E Monday night. (Mike Biden photo)