Woman dies after running back in to Kelowna house fire

Woman dies after running back in to Kelowna house fire

Woman dies after running back in to Kelowna house fire

Coughlan raced down to the business after hearing about the fire but was still waiting to find out more out the extent of the damage.

"Police have since learned that a passerby was driving along Springfield Road, when he spotted the blaze and took action", said Cpl.

Witnesses told police a man, a woman and two children escaped the burning house.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation but it is not believed to be suspicious. Jesse O'Donaghey. "Tragically she was not seen re-exiting the home". The fire department said the flames "extended into the floor and ceiling".

The body of a deceased woman was located during a search of the residence.

RCMP Victim Services were immediately engaged and continue to provide emotional support to the family.

ORIGINAL March 13 8 A.M.

Shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Kelowna Fire Department responded to a fire in a commercial building in the 1700 block of Harvey Ave.

Kelowna firefighters are at the scene of a commercial fire along Highway 97, near Spall Road.

A portion of Springfield Road, between Gerstmar Road and Graham Road, remains closed at this time to allow emergency fire crews to safely battle the residential structure fire.

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