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Fire crews pounce on interface blaze in Trail Sunday

Photo courtesy Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue.

Twenty-one local fire fighters as well as BC Wildfire Service responded to an interface fire at the end of Spance Road, off Casino Road, Sunday afternoon, according to Regional Fire Chief Dan Derby.

Derby said the call came in at 3: 59 p.m. and crews were on scene at 4:17 p.m. the situation was contained by 9:25 p.m.

 “Stations 374 Trail, 372 Warfield, 373 Genelle and 375 Montrose responded to an interface fire with BCWS,” he said in a press release issued Monday.

 “BCWS provided air support with two helicopters and an initial attack crew. No homes were threatened. The fire is 100-per-cent guarded and crews will be monitoring and dealing with hot spots for a few days.

“BCWS cause and origin staff will be assisting KBRFR with investigation.”