More fires have ignited in West Kelowna only hours after a blaze that threatened two homes on Lower Glenrosa Road. (Caitlin Clow - Kelowna Capital News)

More fires have ignited in West Kelowna only hours after a blaze that threatened two homes on Lower Glenrosa Road. (Caitlin Clow - Kelowna Capital News)

UPDATE: Grass fire sparks in West Kelowna near Carrington Road

Kelowna firefighters coming to aid West Kelowna fire department

UPDATE: 4:33 p.m.

The West Kelowna Fire Department has confirmed the wind-driven fire was approximately 200ftx80ft in mixed grass and pine trees.

Large volumes of water brought the fire under control, and crews were able to quickly establish a guard around the fire by tying into an exiting pathway.

WKFD says the fire was human-caused and is currently under investigation.

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UPDATE: 2:28 p.m.

Fire crews remain on scene investigating the cause of the fire behind the McDonald’s on Carrington Road in West Kelowna.

UPDATE 2:00 p.m.

West Kelowna firefighters are dousing the fire on Carrington Road and Peda Road behind a McDonald’s.

The fire appears to be mostly snuffed, but firefighters remain on scene mopping up and looking for hot spots.

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Firefighters have been dispatched to reports of a grass fire on Carrington Road in West Kelowna.

Mutual aid has been requested by West Kelowna firefighters. Kelowna fire is responding to assist.

The fire has been reported as a Rank 2 grass fire measuring around 25-foot by 25-foot in size.

Only an hour ago, a fire ignited off of Lower Glenrosa Road and threatened two homes in the area.

A Kelowna Capital News Reporter is en route to the scene.

More information to come.

READ MORE: Two homes threatened by West Kelowna grass fire

 

UPDATE: Grass fire sparks in West Kelowna near Carrington Road

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