Fire burns out a house in the Big Eddy

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services responded to a residential structure fire in the 1800 block of Illinisky Road in the Big Eddy on Thursday, July 10, at 2:08 am.

“On arrival fire department crews found the structure fully engulfed,” Assistant Chief Roger Echlin said in a statement.  “Firefighters actioned the fire quickly bringing the blaze under control. The lone occupant of the structure escaped without injury.”

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services responded with 23 members, 2 engines, a water tender, aerial apparatus and command vehicles.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.