Permitted burns in Okanagan mountains

Kelowna Fire Department says please don’t call 911

B.C. Forestry and other agencies have many permitted burns occurring on the mountains around the Okanagan Valley.

According to the Kelowna Fire Department, these are controlled burns and they may be very visible from the valley bottoms.

The agencies are asking the public not to call 911 to report these fires, as these are controlled burns.

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