Statement from Mayor Vassilaki concerning Elm Avenue Fire

Statement

“On behalf of City Council and all residents of Penticton, I wish to express our deep condolences to the families and neighbours who lost loved ones and friends following this morning’s tragic fire on Elm Avenue.  We join them during this time of grief with our thoughts and support.  I would also like to acknowledge the critical work of our first responders, including our Penticton Firefighters, RCMP, City crews and Emergency Support Services volunteers, whose quick response brought the fire to an end and provided those impacted with the care and attention they immediately needed.”

John Vassilaki
Penticton Mayor