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Bombers on K Mtn fire

The K Mountain wildfire near Keremeos remains at just under seven hectares and is being fought from the air.

The 6.9 hectare wildfire has continued to exhibit rank one and two behaviour, which is a crawling ground fire and growth is limited, according to Max Birkner, BC Wildfire Service fire information officer.

There were three aircrafts retrieving water from Osoyoos Lake to battle the blaze, Birkner said.

Fire crews are unable to access the K Mountain wildfire on the ground because it is burning in steep terrain. 

"A large portion of the fire is burning in extremely steep terrain," Birkner said. "It is very steep so it may just remain not contained for now." 



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