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Stubborn wildfire near Oyama

Fire Information Officer Kayla Pepper
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June 29, 2014 - 11:27 AM

LAKE COUNTRY – Lake Country firefighters found themselves back at the scene of a small wildfire  in the hills above Oyama dealing with hot spots Sunday morning.

The 0.5-hectare brush fire near Oyama Zipline on Oyama Lake Road was reported around 6 p.m. Saturday.

Fire Information Officer Kayla Pepper says a 3-person initial attack crew was sent to assist Lake Country firefighters with the blaze.

She says they were out of there by about 10:30 p.m.

Smouldering hot spots had local firefighters back in action around 10 a.m. Sunday.

No structures were threatened and the fire was expected to be completely out in a few hours.

It's believe to be human caused.

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

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