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UPDATE: Fire near Wood Lake a “smoke chase”

A water bomber reportedly took off from Penticton and is on the way to Lake Country
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(B.C. Wildfire)

UPDATE: 5:03 p.m.

B.C. Wildfire has said the fire at Wood Lake was a “smoke chase”. Crews investigated around the area and were unable to find signs of a fire.

B.C. Wildfire is reporting a new fire near Wood Lake in Lake Country.

According to the B.C. Wildfire dashboard, the fire is estimated to be around 0.01 hectares in size.

A Black Press Media reporter has said water bombers took off from Penticton and are now on their way to Lake Country.

Black Press Media has reached out to B.C. Wildfire for further information.


Twila Amato
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Twila was a radio reporter based in northern Vancouver Island. She won the Jack Webster Student Journalism Award while at BCIT and received a degree in ancient and modern Greek history from McGill University.
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