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Only one blaze to put out on Halloween for Penticton Fire Department

Some cars were egged and there were some fireworks but all in all a calm Halloween in Penticton
A large grass fire on Green Mountain Road Halloween night is under investigation. (Halie Mintenko Facebook)

It was a relatively quiet Halloween in Penticton, said both the fire department and police.

The only incident of note was a grass fire on Green Mountain Road at 7:47 p.m. which was quickly extinguished by fire crews from both PFD and Penticton Indian Band.

The cause is under investigation and there was no exposure damage or injuries, said Penticton assistant fire chief Rob Trupp.

There were some fireworks that went off in the Duncan and Carmi areas but overall the night was fairly calm.

Vehicles were egged on White Avenue and Braid Street.

Penticton fire responded to six medical calls before 7 p.m., and five medical calls after 7 p.m. The only fire they attended was the grass fire.

According to RCMP, there was no significant issues on Halloween.

Monique Tamminga

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Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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