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Structure Fire Quickly Extinguished in Fairmont

Firefighters responded to a structure fire in a single-family home in Fairmont earlier today.

“The fire originated in the basement of the home and our firefighters conducted a direct interior attack,” explains Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service Assistant Chief Joss Advocaat. “Our firefighters did an excellent job quickly extinguishing the flames and limiting damage to the home.”

In total, seven firefighters from Fairmont and two from the Windermere Fire Department responded to the call, which came in at 12:43pm this afternoon.  

There were no injuries, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.