Pair of small fires burning in Joe Rich
Fire information officer Kayla Pepper says eight B.C. Wildfire personnel are working the two fires which are burning approximately half a kilometre apart near Eight Mile Ranch on Highway 33.
(JENNIFER STAHN / iNFOnews.ca)
August 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM
KELOWNA - A pair of small wildfires have ignited south of Joe Rich, not far from a much bigger fire in early July.
Fire information officer Kayla Pepper says eight B.C. Wildfire personnel are working the two fires which are burning approximately half a kilometre apart south of Mission Creek near McCulloch Road.
Pepper says they are smoldering ground fires burning at about rank one.
No structures are threatened by the blazes.
A wildfire errupted in the area July 3, triggering the evacuation of 141 properties and closing Highway 33 for several days.
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— This story was updated at 2:18 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24 with new information about the location of the fire.
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