An overnight fire destroyed a home on Penticton’s Forsyth Drive on Sept. 23. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

An overnight fire destroyed a home on Penticton’s Forsyth Drive on Sept. 23. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Overnight fire rips through Penticton home

The blaze was extinguished by 4:30 a.m.

An overnight fire destroyed a home in Penticton’s West Bench area Friday night, Sept. 23.

Crews responded to the blaze at 11:23 p.m., arriving to a home on Forsyth Drive with “considerable damage,” according to Rob Trupp from the Penticton Fire Department.

Residents of the home were uninjured.

By 4:30 a.m., the blaze was considered under control.

Half of the home is entirely gutted because of the fire.

Its cause is under investigation.

READ MORE: Structure in Naramata destroyed by fire


@lgllockhart
logan.lockhart@pentictonwesternnews.com

Breaking NewsfireNewsPenticton

Be Among The First To Know

Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

Sign Up with google Sign Up with facebook

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reset your password

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to sign up