Brocklehurst trailer fire sends one to hospital

A trailer fire in North Kamloops has sent one woman to hospital Friday night.

Kamloops Fire Rescue responded to a trailer fully engulfed in flames at Foothills Estates in Brocklehurst near Singh Street and Ord Road shortly after 8 p.m.

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Neighbours said the fire started in the hedges between two trailers. - Carol Furtado

The fire created a large plume of smoke that could be seen around the city.

Firefighters had knocked down the blaze by about 9 p.m. and remained at the scene until about 9:30 p.m.

Four fire engines responded as did three RCMP cruisers.

A firefighter confirmed one woman was sent to hospital with burn injuries.

It's not clear how the fire started.

Residents at the scene said the woman taken to hospital lived next door to the property that caught fire.

© Kamloops This Week


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