Small Fire at Selkirk Secondary School Extinguished


KIMBERLEY, BC – At 8:06 a.m. this morning, the Kimberley Fire Department responded to a call from Selkirk Secondary School at 405 Halpin Street for a structural fire. The Fire Department Command Unit was first to arrive and downgraded the alarm to an electrical fire in the school gymnasium. Firefighters on scene ensured that the fire did not spread to the structure of the building.

There was minimal structural damage with mid-level smoke contamination to the gymnasium, and no injuries to School District personnel or responders.

Fire department personnel remained on scene until 9:27 a.m. and declared the fire extinguished.

For further information, please contact Fire Chief, Rick Prasad at 250-427-4114 or by email at

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