Crews douse brush fire

UPDATE 9:35 p.m.

A full and rapid response from the Oliver Volunteer Fire Department brought the small brush fire under control relatively quickly.

Crews were able to contain the blaze and extinguish the fire after about 30 minutes at the scene, reports the Oliver Daily News. A bystander was first to notice the fire and helped attack the fire with a shovel.

with files from Oliver Daily News 

ORIGINAL 7:15 p.m.

Firefighters are responding to a fire in Oliver on Wednesday night.

A witness from the scene said over five fire trucks arrived just after 7 p.m.

The fire appears to be burning in a tree and dark smoke can be seen in the area.

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