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New wildfire discovered close to Okanagan Connector

The Leonard Creek wildfire is 0.3 hectares
A new wildfire has sparked close to the Okanagan Connector and Highway 5A on Wednesday, Aug. 23. (BC Wildfire Services)

A new wildfire has sparked close to the Okanagan Connector.

The Leonard Creek wildfire was discovered at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday morning (Aug. 23) and was ignited by lightning. It is located south of Kentucky-Alleyne Park and east of Highway 5A as well.

It’s currently 0.3 hectares in size and remains out of control.

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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