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UPDATE: Wildfire in provincial park between Vernon, Kelowna under control

The fire is said to be lightening caused
A wildfire has sparked in Fintry Provincial Park. (BC Wildfire Service)

UPDATE 6/30 7:15 a.m.

The fire is under control as of Thursday afternoon.


A new fire has sparked in Fintry Provincial Park between Kelowna and Vernon.

The fire, discovered around 4 p.m. on June 29, is said to be under one hectare in size but remains out of control at this time.

The Lower Shorts Creek fire is listed as being lightning caused.

READ MORE: Wildfires threaten almost half of all public lands in B.C: report


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