A major response to a house fire in Nelson Tuesday night.
23 crew – most of them off-duty career and auxiliary members – went to the blaze on Perrier Road on the outskirts of town.
A big kitchen blaze had got established. Two fire trucks, a ladder truck and two utility vehicles were used.
The lone occupant got out okay and there were no injuries.
Damage is estimated at $75,000.
The fire department says the residents were alerted to the fire thanks to a working smoke alarm.