Friday morning fire closes arena

Firefighters battle heavy smoke and flames in area mechanical room

Around 8:30 p.m. on July 28, 100 Mile House Fire Rescue responded to a fire at the South Cariboo Rec. Centre at 175 Airport Rd.

Fire chief Roger Hollander notes that upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were showing from inside the mechanical/sprinkler room at the rear of the building.

The arena has been closed to the public until the cause of the fire has been determined.