Sounds like the bladder blew in the dry sprinkler system charging it. People said they heard what sounded like an “explosion” but it was most likely the sound of water running through the lines. Fire panel also showed sprinkler system. We did a room by room check just to be sure
Ryan McCaskill Fire Chief Town of Osoyoos
Time: 12 midnight – ODN on the scene
Location: 7310 Main Street Osoyoos – Motel row east of Bridge
ODN attended after hearing a 2nd dispatch call to this location for the Osoyoos Fire Department
No fire spotted – but people evacuated from suites. Exact problem not determined.
Firefighters did a complete sweep and brought in thermal imaging to assist.
Alarm bells ringing – 1st dispatch 11:18 pm Friday 2nd dispatch once crews determined this was a four story building near Harbour Keys