Crews from the Coldstream and Lavington fire departments were called to a report of an electrical fire in the basement of a home in the 600 block of Mt. Ida Drive shortly after 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31. Everybody associated with the home was safely outside. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crews from the Coldstream and Lavington fire departments were called to a report of an electrical fire in the basement of a home in the 600 block of Mt. Ida Drive shortly after 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31. Everybody associated with the home was safely outside. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Crews respond to Okanagan electrical fire

Home in Coldstream reported fire shortly after 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31

Reports of a structure fire led emergency crews to a home in the 600 block of Mt. Ida Drive

Coldstream and Lavington firefighters, BC Ambulance and RCMP were called shortly after 11:30 a.m.

While there was no sign of a fire, a man associated to the home said there was an electrical fire in the basement, and that everyone in the house was safely outside.

Utility crews from BC Hydro and Fortis BC were also called to the scene.

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