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Blaze under control

The housing complex fire at Mt Revelstoke Place is under control.

"They're doing mop up and overhaul now," said Vernon fire dispatch. "They're just going to clean for about an hour."

Crews have also called for two security guards to watch the scene until the fire inspector can come out, which is likely to occur tomorrow morning. 

One unit is totally destroyed, while two others are severely damaged.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.


A housing complex is on fire in Vernon. 

Vernon fire department say they were called out at about 7:30 p.m. to a fire at a housing complex near Mount Revelstoke Place.

Guy Fabi, who lives one row up from the fire said it "looks like two to three units are on fire. I know one is pretty much totalled."

"The fire seems a lot better than it was before," he said, adding that it didn't appear to be spreading from their point of view.

Lee Brinkman who contributed some photos said that firefighters seemed to get control of the blaze after the second truck arrived on scene.

"I believe the complex is the Hawk's Landing at the Ridges on Middleton," she said.

"Flames initially were about 50 feet in the air," she said.

Residents have been evacuated while crews continue to battle the blaze. 

Vernon fire department had no further updates.

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