Wildfire near White Lake Observatory reduced to brush fire
By Meaghan Archer
Location of the wildfire.
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July 08, 2014 - 7:47 AM
PENTICTON - A wildfire near White Lake Observatory in Okanagan Falls is nearly out after fire crews worked to put out the flames Monday evening.
The fire started around 4:30 p.m. with unknown cause and grew to 20 hectares in size but was reduced to a brush fire by 7:30 p.m. Monday, when B.C. Wildfire made its last update.
The cause of fire is under investigation. It required 32 firefighters and two helicopters to attack the flames.
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