Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is working in conjunction with the BC Wildfire Service to respond to a structure fire and wildland fire in the 500 block of Commonage Road, north of Bailey Road in a rural area.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. VFRS was dispatched to a report of heavy black smoke in the Commonage Road area. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully involved structure. The fire had also started to spread to the surrounding grasslands.
The structure fire is under control and the wildland fire is being held.
No further information is available at this time.