UPDATE: 4:08 p.m.
A grass fire burning Monday on the Tk'emlups reserve is not expected to grow any further.
Kamloops Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Ryan Cail told Castanet Kamloops the fire is currently being held.
They are currently working on reinforcing the control lines and locating hot spots.
Cail said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
UPDATE: 1:20 p.m.
Kamloops Fire Rescue crews say they stopped the spread of a grassfire Monday on the Tk’emlups reserve before it could reach any nearby structures.
Emergency crews were called to a property in the 1200-block of Kootenay Way just before noon on Monday for a report of a fire.
Winds were pushing the blaze toward buildings, but KFR said in a post on social media that firefighters halted its progress.
This story will be updated if more information becomes known.
ORIGINAL STORY: 12:30 p.m.
A grass fire Monday on the Tk’emlups reserve near Halston Avenue sent smoke into the sky that was visible from across the city.
Kamloops Fire Rescue crews were called to a fire in the 1200-block of Kootenay Way just before noon.
As of 12:30 p.m., Kamloops Fire Rescue crews remained in the area.
Police have Salish Road closed south of Halston Avenue.
This story will be updated when more information becomes known.