Penticton firefighters put water on a stack of pallets and rims that were on fire outside the Kal Tire in Penticton on Tuesday. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Penticton firefighters put water on a stack of pallets and rims that were on fire outside the Kal Tire in Penticton on Tuesday. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Pallet fire outside Penticton tire shop

Firefighters doused flames before they spread to nearby tires

Quick reaction by Penticton firefighters knocked down a pallet fire at Kal Tire on Government Street in Penticton Tuesday afternoon.

Penticton Fire was called around 2:40 p.m. when employees discovered that car rims stacked on pallets were on fire.

Originally, it was believed to be spreading to the nearby tires.

RCMP are also on scene.

By 2:50, firefighters had knocked down the blaze but were still putting water on it.

It isn’t known at this time how the rims and pallets caught fire.

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