A Vernon family will be taken care of by emergency social services after a residential fire.
Fire chief David Lind says it broke out at a home on Cardinal Road in Blue Jay subdivision this afternoon.
“The homeowner came home and found smoke in the building. Fire crews attended the scene. It was a quick knock down. It was a contents fire in one of the rooms. There is some smoke damage,” Lind tells Beach Radio News
There were no injuries, and the cause is under investigation.
“We have emergency social services on site to help take care of the residents. They may be displaced for some time. They’ll be helped with lodging and food and any other essential needs,” adds Lind.