The blaze was visible from across the dog park along Highway 97 on Aug. 6, 2021. (Oliver Fire Department)

The blaze was visible from across the dog park along Highway 97 on Aug. 6, 2021. (Oliver Fire Department)

Fire crews douse blaze near Oliver town sign

The fire registered on BC Wildfire Service dashboard as 0.01 hectares in size

Oliver fire crews worked quickly to douse a grassfire above the north town sign Friday night.

The fire, which registered on BC Wildfire Service dashboard as 0.01 hectares in size, sparked shortly after 7 p.m., according to initial reports.

The blaze was visible from across the dog park along Highway 97.


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B.C. Wildfires 2021