A fire destroyed a mobile home in Coldstream, Okanagan on Friday morning | Techy Kings


Firefighters were called to the Lakeview Mobile Home Park in Coldstream Friday morning after reports of smoke and flames coming from the home.

According to Keith Green, fire inspector for The District of Coldstream, the owner was home at the time of the fire.

“It looked like they had two dogs and both dogs got along with the owner of the house,” Green told Global News.

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The fire started in a shed in the backyard and quickly spread to the rear of the mobile home.

Green says crews quickly extinguished the flames and prevented further damage to nearby homes.

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A fire inspector also told Global News that it took crews about five hours to extinguish the flames and that foul play was not suspected.

“The homeowner was working on his hot tub, which was not working, and was using a portable heater to heat the interior of the hot tub,” Green said, adding that the cause of the fire is still under investigation. .

Meanwhile, firefighters reported good news as they were able to save a box of military medals the owners had from veteran relatives.

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A Coldstream home was destroyed by an early morning fire


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