South Okanagan home catches fire twice in 2-day span – Okanagan

South Okanagan home catches fire twice in 2-day span – Okanagan
South Okanagan home catches fire twice in 2-day span – Okanagan


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The Oliver Fire Department says it responded to two fires this week at the same address.

On a social media post, the fire department says crews were dispatched early Tuesday to a structure fire along Harmony Crescent.

Crews reported heavy flames, but that call did not appear to be suspicious, with the fire department reporting that all residents safely evacuated.



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The next day, at 5:42 am, the fire department was again called out to the same address.

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This time, though, when crews arrived, the house was completely engulfed in flames.

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“The second fire has been deemed suspicious in nature and the RCMP have been notified,” said the fire department, which added that a crew stayed behind for several hours to monitor the home for possible reignition.

“Upon deeming the fire completely out with no signs of smoldering debris,” it said, “the crews left the scene.”

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