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Gold Creek fire destroys workshop, tractor trailer

A workshop in Cranbrook's Gold Creek area was destroyed by fire in an early Sunday morning blaze.

Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services released a statement about the blaze on Sunday, March 16.

At 1:12 a.m., Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services responded to a 911 call for a structure fire in the Gold Creek area.

Upon arrival, the first responding firefighters found the workshop to be fully involved and the trailer unit of a tractor trailer parked nearby on fire.

In total, one fire engine, two tenders and eighteen fire personnel responded to the incident.

The fire was contained to the workshop and trailer.

There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

The fire is currently under investigation by the RCMP.

Damages to the building and trailer are estimated to be over $150,000.

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