Fire at Trail Legion draws 19 firefighters and speedy knock-down

Trail Champion
By Trail Champion
January 3rd, 2019

A fire Wednesday evening did thousands of dollars of damage to the building but no one was injured in the blaze, according to Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Glen Gallamore.

A press release issued by Cpt. Grant Tyson indicated the call came in at 8:58 p.m. Wednesday, and crews were on scene by 9:02 p.m.

“Firefighters were met with heavy fire on the outside of the building as well as multiple venting propane tanks, however the fire doors on the building held the fire from getting inside the structure,” he said. “There was smoke damage inside the building and moderate damage to the outside of the building.”

The fire was under control by 9:30 p.m.

Gallamore said the cause is still under investigation, but foul play is not suspected.

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