Traffic blocked on Dilworth Drive. (Twila Amato/Capital News)

Traffic blocked on Dilworth Drive. (Twila Amato/Capital News)

UPDATE: Grass fire on Dilworth not suspicious, Kelowna fire crews say

The blaze sparked just before 2 p.m. near Cassiar Court

UPDATE: 4:18 p.m.

Kelowna Fire Department platoon captain Dennis Miller said when the first officer arrived at the scene, there was already a rank two to three fire burning in the woods and was already approximately 140 feet by 40 feet in size.

The fire was just below a group of houses on Cassiar Court.

Crews quickly knocked down the fire, and the perimeter has been guarded.

Miller said the cause of the fire is still unknown but it is not believed to be suspicious.

Kelowna fire crews are on scene of a small blaze off the side of an embankment in the Dilworth Mountain area.

A report of flames near 767 Cassiar Court came in about 1:40 p.m., Friday.

The blaze is about 100 feet by 150 feet.

Rifle Road at Cassiar Court is open to alternating traffic, while Cassiar court is blocked off to traffic.

Crews are reportedly getting a handle on the fire that is near structures.

More to come.

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