Two blazes in Kamloops on Friday night

Two fires at separate ends of Kamloops have fire crews busy on Friday night.

At about 8 p.m., multiple explosions were heard and thick black smoke was seen billowing into the sky at or near the Superior Propane yard on Shuswap Road, near the Lafarge plant, east of the city limits.

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Crews were on scene fighting the industrial blaze.

About 20 minutes later, firefighters were called to a fully engulfed mobile home fire in Foothills Estates in Brocklehurst, near Singh Street and Ord Road.

There have been reports the elderly resident and her pets managed to escape the blaze, although ambulances have been called to the scene.

© Kamloops This Week


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