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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
The Keremeos Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 3A between Olalla and White Lake Road on Sunday, Aug. 16. (Black Press file photo)

Keremeos firefighters called to truck and camper fire

Incident on Sunday morning also sparks grass fire in area

The Keremeos Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 3A between Olalla and White Lake Road on Sunday, Aug. 16. (Black Press file photo)
UPDATE: Crews get a handle on fire near Lavington

UPDATE: Crews get a handle on fire near Lavington

Wildfire near Nicklen Lake human caused

UPDATE: Crews get a handle on fire near Lavington
Vernon Fire-Rescue Services firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a small brush fire in Becker Park, above the Vernon Curling Rink, Sunday morning, Aug. 16. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Grass fire in Okanagan park quickly doused

Woman out for walk noticed smoke coming from Vernon’s Becker Park shortly before 9:30 a.m.

Vernon Fire-Rescue Services firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a small brush fire in Becker Park, above the Vernon Curling Rink, Sunday morning, Aug. 16. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon Fire-Rescue Services firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a small brush fire in Becker Park, above the Vernon Curling Rink, Sunday morning, Aug. 16. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Grass fire in Vernon park quickly doused

Woman out for walk noticed smoke coming from Becker Park, off 39th Avenue, shortly before 9:30 a.m.

Vernon Fire-Rescue Services firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a small brush fire in Becker Park, above the Vernon Curling Rink, Sunday morning, Aug. 16. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Crews control a grass fire that sparked in West Kelowna near Mission Hill Winery Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Dave Ogilvie photo)                                Crews control a grass fire that sparked in West Kelowna near Mission Hill Winery Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

Crews extinguish grass fire in West Kelowna

The blaze was sparked off Elk Road, below Mission Hill Winery, Saturday afternoon

Crews control a grass fire that sparked in West Kelowna near Mission Hill Winery Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Dave Ogilvie photo)                                Crews control a grass fire that sparked in West Kelowna near Mission Hill Winery Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
Kelowna Fire Department fire truck. (Photo - Capital News)

Shopping carts and garbage discovered in morning fire in Kelowna

The blaze broke out on private property on Springfield Road about 5 a.m.

Kelowna Fire Department fire truck. (Photo - Capital News)
People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Contributed)

Vernon business restores faith in humanity for houseboat fire victims

Community kindness leaves out-of-province father in tears of appreciation

People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Contributed)
UPDATE: Fire at West Kelowna home deemed accidental, not considered suspicious

UPDATE: Fire at West Kelowna home deemed accidental, not considered suspicious

The fire was first reported at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 6.

UPDATE: Fire at West Kelowna home deemed accidental, not considered suspicious
The remains of a houseboat that burned to the pontoons early on Aug. 4 sits smoking on Mara Lake on Aug. 5, 2020. All 21 people and two small dogs onboard escaped unharmed from the burning boat. (Grace Dixon photo)

Father recounts narrow escape from Shuswap houseboat fire

Saskatchewan group overwhelmed by kindness of Sicamous, Salmon Arm communities

The remains of a houseboat that burned to the pontoons early on Aug. 4 sits smoking on Mara Lake on Aug. 5, 2020. All 21 people and two small dogs onboard escaped unharmed from the burning boat. (Grace Dixon photo)
People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Photo contributed)

Passengers escape unharmed from destructive houseboat fire in Shuswap

Cause of blaze on Mara Lake under investigation, flames erupt at 2 a.m. Aug. 4

People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Photo contributed)
Kamloops This Week - Dave Eagles

No injuries after three simultaneous house fires spark in Kamloops

It’s unclear how the fires started

  • Jul 31, 2020
Kamloops This Week - Dave Eagles
Investigators sift through the charred remains of the driving range hut at Vernon Golf and Country Club following an early morning fire overnight Thursday, July 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Suspicion ruled out in Vernon golf course fire

Blaze causes significant damage to driving range hut

Investigators sift through the charred remains of the driving range hut at Vernon Golf and Country Club following an early morning fire overnight Thursday, July 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A GoFundMe page has been created for the owners of a Lumby home that was destroyed by fire Wednesday night, July 30, 2020. (Holly Henderson photo)

Fire destroys Lumby home

Fundraisers have been organized to assist the family that lost their home and possessions in the blaze

A GoFundMe page has been created for the owners of a Lumby home that was destroyed by fire Wednesday night, July 30, 2020. (Holly Henderson photo)
Image: David Konynenbelt

Update: One person injured in explosion at Salmon Arm marina

Five boats destroyed in fire at Captain’s Cove Marina

Image: David Konynenbelt