Firefighters douse flames at downtown Kelowna restaurant

Fire at Bread Co. doused

UPDATE: 6:15 a.m.

Kelowna firefighters doused a small fire at a downtown eatery overnight.

Platoon Capt. John Kelly says a fire alarm sounded about 9 p.m. at the Bread Co. restaurant on Bernard Avenue.

First arriving crews reported visible flames and smoke inside the structure.

Crews were able to gain access and quickly extinguish the fire, which was contained to a countertop food preparation area and three small appliances. 

The structure suffered some minor smoke damage.

The fire is deemed accidental in nature. KFD responded with three engines and a command vehicle.

UPDATE 10:40 p.m.

A fire alarm went off at 9:07 p.m. at the Bread Co. restaurant at 363 Bernard Ave., where two fire engines were on scene.

There was a pot on the stove with visible flames that was put out with dry chemicals.

ORIGINAL 9:28 p.m.

Firefighters were called out to a small fire at Bread Co. by the corner of Bernard Avenue and Pandosy Street. Tuesday night.

Two fire trucks were on scene around 9:20 p.m. in the downtown core of Kelowna.

The fire has since been doused, and nobody was injured.

No report on damages.

Castanet will have more information as it becomes available.

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