12.6 C
Fort St. John
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Cigarette Butt Believed To Be Behind Small Fire

Fire crews were called out at about 9am Sunday morning to the 96-hundred block of 112th Avenue.

Fire Chief Fred Burrows says they saw a fair bit of smoke when they arrived.

Indications are someone threw a cigarette butt into a planter, outside the home, not realizing it wasn’t fully out.

“We don’t know how long it burned for, but it spread from the planter onto the siding of the house, and then the front vestibule.  It put some smoke inside the house, but it didn’t do any actual damage to the interior of the home.  It was all exterior damage.”  said Burrows.

Burrows wasn’t able to give an exact damage estimate, but figures, if he were to guess, it would be about 20-thousand dollars.

STORIES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Events

Doc Walker to play the Lido Theatre

HYPNOTIST: RAY ANDERSON

Jokes N Tokes Comedy Tour

Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement

Must Read

Kinder Morgan CEO says there’s a ‘seller’s market’ for remaining Canadian...

CALGARY, A.B. - There's a ``seller's market'' for attractive assets like those held by its Canadian subsidiary, the CEO of Kinder Morgan Inc. said...
Advertisement