Gasoline spilled from a chainsaw is blamed for an afternoon residential fire in North Kamloops.
Two Kamloops Fire Rescue engines responded to the fire in the 100 block of Wilson Street shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27.
A nearby resident said firefighters quickly brought the fire under control, however, there was extensive damage to the house.
The homeowner was tuning up the chainsaw indoors when a spark ignited gasoline. The man suffered minor injuries and was checked by paramedics at the scene.