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Poll: wildfire fears

Fire investigators are deeming Wednesday evening's grass fire beside Highway 97 between West Kelowna and Peachland not suspicious, and its cause undetermined. 

Assistant Fire Chief Chad Gartrell says this was a typical low-lying valley fire for this time of year.

"With the long grasses from last year’s growing season, coupled with a few days of warmer weather drying out the finer fuels, we may start to see more fires like these in the valley bottom," he said in a press release after the fire was extinguished.

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