Emergency response team arrives at Kelowna standoff

Kelowna RCMP continue to surround a Rutland home where a suspect is said to be holed up after a police chase.

Dozens of police have converged on a Kelowna home where a suspect is said to be holed up.

At around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, there were reports that a vehicle struck a fire hydrant on Bryden Rd.

Water could be seen gushing more than 10 metres into the air beside utility lines, off Highway 33.

The hydrant has since been turned off by City crews.

A police standoff continues in Kelowna.

Numerous police vehicles were parked in the block leading up to the gushing hydrant and RCMP officers could be seen rushing toward a home on Bryden Rd.

Police have surrounded a home and they have their weapons drawn.

The Southeast District Emergency Response team has arrived at an armed standoff in Kelowna.

Global News has reached out to Kelowna RCMP for comment.

 

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