Tanis Read: This is looking across from Quail Ridge

Tanis Read: This is looking across from Quail Ridge

UPDATE: Blaze spotted near Postill Lake

Blaze spotted near Postill Lake in Kelowna

UPDATE: 6:17 p.m.

The Postill Lake Road wildfire continues to burn approximately 6 kilometers from Lake Country.

Seven firefighters along with one helicopter, and heavy equipment have been working to contain the fire, however the fire is still considered out of control.

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UPDATE: 3:24 p.m.

BC Wildfire is responding the the blaze near Postill Lake with ground crews and air support.

The Kelowna International Airport is not affected by this fire and is still operating as usual.

The fire was reported Monday afternoon and lightning is suspected to be the cause.

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Another Wildfire has been reported in the Okanagan.

A blaze up Postill Lake Road was spotted on Monday. It is estimated to be .01 hectares in size.

RELATED: Okanagan Wildfires: Monday morning update on wildfires and evacuations

It is not known if BC Wildfire is on scene.

RELATED: Summerland lifts evacuation orders as wildfire conditions improve

More to come.


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