Skip to content

Grass fire north of Kelowna Airport quickly snuffed by passing motorists

The fire was out and motorists had moved on before 1 p.m.

A small grass fire sparked just off of Highway 97 Sunday (July 10).

Smoke could be seen around 12:30 p.m. and northbound traffic slowed along the highway, just past Old Vernon Road and the Kelowna airport.

Several motorists pulled over to put out the small blaze a video posted to Facebook showed. .

Fortunately, the ordeal was quick and the flames were out before 1 p.m.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our daily and subscribe to our daily newsletter.

Brittany Webster

About the Author: Brittany Webster

I am a video journalist based in Kelowna and capturing life in the Okanagan
Read more