Skip to content

Fire sends up big plume of black smoke in Penticton

Black smoke could be seen across the whole city on Sunday
Black smoke can be seen coming from behind the Feedway on Green Mountain Road and Channel Parkway Sunday afternoon. It’s believed a trailer is on fire near a lumber yard. (Tracey Anderson)

4:20 p.m.

A fire sent up a plume of black smoke which could be seen behind the Feedway at Green Mountain Road and near the Channel Parkway in Penticton Sunday afternoon.

Around 4:15 p.m., the thick black smoke filled the sky and could be seen from all parts of Penticton.

It’s believed a trailer caught fire behind a lumber yard off Green Mountain Road. Penticton Fire is on scene now.

The Western News will update the story once more information becomes available.

READ ALSO: Missing West Kelowna girl found safe

Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
Read more