Firefighters contain structure fire

Castlegar Fire Department responded to a fire on March 6.

The Castlegar Fire Department responded to a structure fire at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 in the 2400 block of 10th Ave. The fire was contained to one room in the basement; however, there was substantial smoke damage throughout the building. The three occupants of the home were transported to hospital with suspected smoke inhalation.

Sixteen firefighters attended the fire with no injuries recieved. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but is not considered suspicious.