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Small wildfire west of Peachland under control

The fire is measured at 0.30 hectares in size and is suspected to be caused by a person

UPDATE: 12 p.m.

A wildfire just west of Peachland is under control at 0.3 hectares.

The suspected human-caused fire sparked on Tuesday evening.

Five personnel remain on site.


ORIGINAL: 9:20 a.m.

A wildfire sparked just west of Darke Lake on Tuesday (June 29), located near two wildfires that are under control in the Peachland area.

The new fire is measured at 0.30 hectares in size and is suspected to be caused by a person. Three other fires also cropped up on Wednesday, each burning east of Kelowna, near the Graystokes Provincial Park.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

READ MORE: Fire above Peachland now under control

READ MORE: 3 new wildfires pop up east of Kelowna


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