BX-Swan Lake firefighters douse a mobile home fire on Elmwood Road. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Trailer fire near Vernon claims cat

BX-Swan Lake Fire Department currently on scene

A mobile home fire in a park on Elmwood Road in the BX was extinguished just before noon on Thursday.

Shortly after 10 a.m. on Dec. 5, BX-Swan Lake firefighters responded to reports of billowing smoke from a mobile home undergoing renovations in a park across from Swan Lake.

Four trucks, half a dozen firefighters and RCMP attended the scene.

A cat was pulled from the home, but did not survive after being treated with oxygen.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

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A BX Swan Lake fire fighter hands over a cat from a mobile home fire on Elmwood Road Thursday morning. The cat did not survive despite being treated with oxygen. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

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