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DROUGHT HILL FIRE: The fight continues

August 09, 2014 - 4:38 PM

PEACHLAND - The drought hill fire is 25 per cent contained and 60 per cent under hand guard today.

A news release this afternoon says fire crews will work towards full containment tomorrow.

A release this morning said the evacuation order for one home on MacKinnon Road has been downgraded to an evacuation alert and a Highway 97C lane closure is being opened once again. 

The fire is being worked closely by B.C. Wildfire with assistance from West Kelowna and Peachland Fire Departments. The fire is not yet contained. Another update is anticipated at 4 p.m.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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