The Penticton Fire Department was called to put out a dumpster fire behind the Plaza Motel on Canada Day. (Jesse Day - Western News)

The Penticton Fire Department was called to put out a dumpster fire behind the Plaza Motel on Canada Day. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Dumpster fire behind Plaza Motel in Penticton quickly extinguished

The fire was out within 20 minutes of reports of the smoking dumpster

A dumpster fire behind the Plaza Motel was quickly extinguished on Canada Day.

The fire was reported around 4 p.m.

Smoke was rising from the dumpster when the Penticton Fire Department arrived on scene.

By 4:20 p.m. the blaze was extinguished, and it is not currently known what started the fire.

More details to come.

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