Kamloops house up in flames

Westsyde Road is closed while firefighters battle large blaze

  • Mar. 12, 2018 4:31 p.m.

— Kamloops this Week

Crews responded to a house fire in Westsyde on Monday afternoon.

The call came in to Kamloops Fire Rescue at about 3:30 p.m., with smoke and flames appearing in a duplex between Huntington Drive and Kyle Drive on Westsyde Road, just north of Centennial Park.

The fire was struck by 4:10 p.m.

Firefighters requested an ambulance to treat one patient at the scene, as well as police for traffic control.

RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said Westsyde Road is closed while firefighters deal with the incident.

“There is no alternative route around this incident,” she said. “The police are asking people to avoid Westsyde Road in this area.”

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Revelstoke Secondary School enthralls the audience with Trap

With a twist ending that had audience members laughing, perhaps uncomfortably, the… Continue reading

Okanagan Military Tattoo returns

Performances July 28 and July 28

Caribou Rainforest book tour arrives in Revelstoke

The book is being released just when caribou have become extinct in the contiguous United States.

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance accepting applications for art grants

Artists in all disciplines—as well as arts and culture organizations—are invited to… Continue reading

Soon-to-be-extinct caribou moved north of Revelstoke

The three caribou are currently being held in maternal pens on the westside of Lake Revelstoke

Keep focus on helping Canadians at home, Trudeau tells MPs at start of meeting

Trudeau said the Liberals will offer Canadians hope amid issue like climate change and global tensions

Pettersson returns to lead Canucks to 3-2 win over Red Wings

Vancouver’s super rookie has 2 points in first game back after knee injury

Crash closes Coquihalla southbound lane south of Merritt

Accident occurred approximately 26 kilometres south of Merritt

Skaters stranded in Saint John, NB, amid storm on last day of championships

More than half of the flights out of the city’s airport were cancelled due to the weather

Call for tighter bail rules after Saudi sex-crime suspect vanishes

Mohammed Zuraibi Alzoabi was facing charges related to alleged sexual assault, criminal harassment, assault and forcible confinement of a woman

UBC Okanagan hosts gala evening of fun, art and entertainment

The annual event is celebrating its 17th anniversary

12 poisoned eagles found on Vancouver Island

Improper disposal of euthanized animal suspected

Olympic softball qualifier to be held in B.C.

Tournament is to be held Aug. 25 to Sept. 1

Most Read