Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna Fire Department. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Abandonded campfire results in Kelowna bushfire

The fire was measured at 20 feet by 20 feet in size and has been deemed not suspicious in nature

An abandoned campfire that resulted in a rank one bush fire behind the Kelowna Regional Transit System was extinguished by the Kelowna Fire Department early Friday morning (June 18).

At around 5:20 a.m., the fire department received reports of bushes and grass on fire near the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, just behind the transit system, which is located in the Hardy Street and Spall Road area.

According to platoon captain John Kelly, the fire was measured at 20 feet by 20 feet in size. It has been deemed not suspicious in nature.

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