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West Kelowna Fire Rescue urging caution after burn pile spreads

The fire was quickly extinguished with help from BC Wildfire Service
West Kelowna Fire Rescue responded to visible flame and smoke in the Bartley Road area on July 15. (contributed)

West Kelowna firefighters responded the evening of July 16 to the Bartley Road area for reports of flame and smoke.

Arriving crews found a pile of agricultural debris burning that had extended into the wildland area.

The fire was quickly contained with help from the BC Wildfire Service.

The cause of the fire was not determined. No injuries were reported.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue is urging the public to be careful and report signs of wildfire immediately.

READ MORE: BC Wildfire Services firefighter dies while battling blaze outside Revelstoke


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Brittany Webster

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