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Forest fire contained

UPDATE: 9:40 p.m.

Castanet readers sending in tips indicate the smoke has receded.

The fire appears to be contained.


ORIGINAL: 6:40 p.m.

Castanet has received multiple tips from readers that indicate a fire has started in the forest above West Kelowna.

Reports indicate a brush and grass fire has begun in the Smith Creek area, just north of Coventry Crescent. Several fire engines are alleged to have been deployed.

Castanet has not been able to reach West Kelowna fire crews as of yet, but will update as more information becomes available. 

Any readers with information can reach a Castanet reporter at 778-531-5443.



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