Columbia Valley Pioneer staff

No injuries were reported following a structure fire in Fairmont today.

“The fire originated in the basement of the (single-family) home and our firefighters conducted a direct interior attack,” said Assistant Chief Joss Advocaat of Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service. “Our firefighters did an excellent job quickly extinguishing the flames and limiting damage to the home,” he pointed out.

Seven firefighters from Fairmont and two from the Windermere Fire Department responded to the call, which came in at 12:43 p.m. on Monday.

Nobody was reported injured, and the cause has yet to be determined.