Firefighters responded to a fire at the Trail Legion on Wednesday night (Jan. 2). Jim Bailey photo

Fire at Trail Legion limited to outside of building

Fire crews from Trail, Warfield respond to Wednesday night call

RCMP are investigating a Wednesday fire at the Trail Legion.

Firefighters were called to the scene, at 2141 Columbia Ave., at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Eleven members of the Trail Station 374 and eight more members from Station 372 in Warfield responded.

“Firefighters were met with heavy fire on the outside of the building as well as multiple venting propane tanks,” said the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue (KBRFR) press release.

“However, the fire doors on the building held the fire from getting inside the structure.”

Grant Tyson, KBRFR Operations captain, added there was smoke damage inside the building and moderate damage to the outside of the building.

The incident was under control at 9:30 p.m.

 

The fire doors on the Legion building held the fire from getting inside the structure, said the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue

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