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New wildfire between Vernon and Kelowna thought to be lightning caused

The fire at Oyama Lake is listed at 0.5 hectares so far
A new fire has sparked between Vernon and Kelowna. (BC Wildfire Service)

Lightning is believed to have sparked a wildfire at Oyama Lake between Kelowna and Vernon on Thursday, July 29.

The fire appeared on the BC Wildfire Dashboard some time after 6 p.m.

It is currently listed at 0.5 hectares in size.

READ MORE:131 evacuation orders rescinded for Nk’Mip Creek wildfire near Osoyoos

It is not currently known whether the fire is threatening any structures.

More to come.

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