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Working smoke alarms save residents from Kelowna house fire

Fire crews were dispatched to Shetland Drive around 6:30 a.m.
A Kelowna Fire Department truck. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

All residents are safe after a home on Kelowna’s Shetland Drive went up in flames early Sunday (May 26).

Kelowna firefighters were dispatched to the 3100-block of Shetland Drive at approximately 6:30 a.m.

Smoke and flames were visible from the rear of the home upon arrival.

Crews knocked the blaze down quickly and continued to work on hot spots in the structure’s roof.

The fire is not suspicious in nature and is under investigation.

Working smoke alarms in the home are credited for alerting the residents and allowing them time to exit safely.

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Brittany Webster

About the Author: Brittany Webster

I am a video journalist based in Kelowna and capturing life in the Okanagan
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