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Grass fire snuffed

UPDATE 2:18 p.m.

The Peachland Fire Department responded to the scene of a fire that broke out along the side of Highway 97 and Drought Rd and that fire is now out.


ORIGINAL 1:30 p.m.

Passing motorists jumped into action to fight a small brush fire along Highway 97 at the crest of Drought Hill in Peachland Thursday afternoon.

The fire broke out just after 1 p.m., and flames and smoke could be seen on the water side of the highway, overlooking Okanagan Lake.

Emergency crews are on scene.

It is not yet known what caused the fire.

Castanet will update as more information becomes available.

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