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Vernon Fire Rescue Services has teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” (File photo)

Vernon Fire Rescue promotes kitchen safety

Fire Prevention Week campaign slogan is Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Vernon Fire Rescue Services has teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” (File photo)
West Kelowna firefighters douse brush fire on Mount Boucherie

West Kelowna firefighters douse brush fire on Mount Boucherie

The blaze was started by an unauthorized campfire that spread to nearby grass and bush Oct. 2

West Kelowna firefighters douse brush fire on Mount Boucherie
Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer

Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer

A dryer fire caused alarm in Penticton on Oct. 1

Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer
Suspected human remains found in burned out vehicle on OKIB land

Suspected human remains found in burned out vehicle on OKIB land

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP hand over investigation to Major Crimes

Suspected human remains found in burned out vehicle on OKIB land
A sump pump smoking in the basement of a home near Swan Lake was quickly addressed by firefighters Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Bird evacuated from potential BX home fire

BX-Swan Lake firefighters were called to the home near Swan Lake just after 11 a.m. Thursday

A sump pump smoking in the basement of a home near Swan Lake was quickly addressed by firefighters Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Vernon Fire Rescue Services personnel examine the remnants of a house fire put out by an on-duty Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer on Mission Hill Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer hailed as hero for saving home from fire

Constable used extinguisher in his cruiser to extinguish fire in back of house on Mission Hill

Vernon Fire Rescue Services personnel examine the remnants of a house fire put out by an on-duty Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer on Mission Hill Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
(Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department photo)

Armstrong firefighters applaud local girls’ response to kitchen blaze

Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department gave Alexis and Brooklyn a social media shout-out

(Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department photo)
Crews gain control of fire near Vernon

Crews gain control of fire near Vernon

Grass fire being held at 25 hectares

Crews gain control of fire near Vernon
Suspicious fire closes Lake Country restaurant

Suspicious fire closes Lake Country restaurant

Italian Kitchen destroyed by early morning blaze next to Holiday Park Resort

Suspicious fire closes Lake Country restaurant
A fire at the Italian Kitchen in Lake Country early Monday, Sept. 7 caused significant damage. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Lake Country fire deemed suspicious

Early morning Labour Day blaze next to Holiday Park Resort

A fire at the Italian Kitchen in Lake Country early Monday, Sept. 7 caused significant damage. (Contributed)
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
A house fire in the Lumby area sent smoke into the skies, Sept. 4, 2020. RCMP confirm the single family home is a total loss. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)

Fire destroys home near Lumby

BC Wildfire, RCMP on scene at Trinity Valley Road house fire deemed a ‘complete loss’

A house fire in the Lumby area sent smoke into the skies, Sept. 4, 2020. RCMP confirm the single family home is a total loss. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon Fire Rescue responded to a fire caused by an abandoned camp fire in the Turtle Mountain area Wednesday, Sept 3, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Vernon firefighters douse flames from abandoned campfire

Crews responded to the Turtle Mountain area around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday evening

Vernon Fire Rescue responded to a fire caused by an abandoned camp fire in the Turtle Mountain area Wednesday, Sept 3, 2020. (Black Press file photo)
Tina McKay posted this photo of a brush fire in Lumby near Balsam Lane Saturday, Aug. 29. It was the second such fire in that vicinity in less than a week. Cause of the fire has not yet been determined. (Facebook photo)

Civilians, fire crews douse Lumby brush fire

Blaze Saturday, Aug. 29, was very close to spot where similar fire broke out Sunday, Aug. 23

Tina McKay posted this photo of a brush fire in Lumby near Balsam Lane Saturday, Aug. 29. It was the second such fire in that vicinity in less than a week. Cause of the fire has not yet been determined. (Facebook photo)
The Kelowna Fire Department. (Files)

Cause of Kelowna building fire deemed suspicious

Crews responded to the blaze on Baille Avenue Saturday afternoon

The Kelowna Fire Department. (Files)
The Kelowna Fire Department. (Warren Henderson - Capital News)

Crews extinguish Kelowna house fire caused by cooking

Homeowner suffered minor burns in second Kelowna structure fire in 12 hours

The Kelowna Fire Department. (Warren Henderson - Capital News)
A car caught fire on Silver Star Road Monday, Aug. 24. (Submitted Photo)

Car fire closes Vernon road

Vehicle destroyed by flames en route to Silver Star

A car caught fire on Silver Star Road Monday, Aug. 24. (Submitted Photo)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP investigated a suspicious grass fire near Vernon’s Department of National Defence army camp Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Grass fire near Vernon DND grounds deemed suspicious by police

RCMP say one woman was apprehended near the scene, cause of fire still under investigation

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP investigated a suspicious grass fire near Vernon’s Department of National Defence army camp Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Black Press file photo)
A ring of fire was quickly extinguished by Vernon and Coldstream firefighters Tuesday, Aug. 18. (Submitted Photo)

Grass fire sparked near Vernon-Coldstream

Blaze off Highway 97 in DND grounds quickly contained

A ring of fire was quickly extinguished by Vernon and Coldstream firefighters Tuesday, Aug. 18. (Submitted Photo)
UPDATE: Fire between Salmon Arm-Sicamous suspected human caused

UPDATE: Fire between Salmon Arm-Sicamous suspected human caused

Blaze near Craigellachie now 15 hectares, new spot fire at Hummingbird Creek

UPDATE: Fire between Salmon Arm-Sicamous suspected human caused