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Interior Health issues overdose alert following six deaths in Kamloops

By Greg Fry
February 28, 2018 - 1:11pm Updated: February 28, 2018 - 5:24pm

KAMLOOPS — Interior Health and the BC Coroners Service are urging Interior residents to take the necessary steps to avoid an overdose.

This in light of six suspected illicit drug overdose deaths in a 10-day period (Feb.16-Feb.26) in the Kamloops area earlier this month.

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Investigators suspect unattended candle caused Westsyde house fire

By Jill Sperling
February 22, 2018 - 4:10pm Updated: February 22, 2018 - 5:24pm

KAMLOOPS — An unattended candle is the suspected cause of a fire that caused significant damage to a home on Bank Rd. in Westsyde Wednesday evening. 

The flames quickly engulfed the small home, leaving three Kamloops residents without a place to lay their heads.