West Kelowna fire crews are responding to a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort. (Westside Road Community Road Reports/Facebook)

West Kelowna fire crews are responding to a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort. (Westside Road Community Road Reports/Facebook)

UPDATE: Fire near Lake Okanagan Resort

Wilson’s Landing Fire Crews respond to reports of a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort

UPDATE: Monday 8:40 a.m.

The BC Wildfire Service is reporting the blaze above Westside Road near Okanagan Lake Resort is still active.

The fire is about .20 hectares in size and is determined to be person-caused.

Wilson’s Landing Fire Department and the BC Wildfire Service both attended the blaze when it sparked on Sunday.

More to come.

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ORIGINAL:

Wilson’s Landing fire crews are responding to reports of a fire near Lake Okanagan Resort.

The size of the fire and the danger level are unknown at this time. Residents have shared photos to Facebook, showing that smoke is visible from a distance.

The Capital News has reached out to the BC Wildfire Service and the Wilson’s Landing Fire Department and will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.

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