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Crews battling cabin fires on OKIB lands in North Okanagan

Smoke from burning structures on the shore of Okanagan Lake off Westside Road on the Okanagan Indian Band lands can be seen in this photo from Facebook, Friday, June 4, 2021.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Tina Cousins
June 04, 2021 - 5:09 PM

Fire crews are dealing with what could be several cabin fires on Okanagan Indian Band lands on the north end of Westside Road this evening.

There are unconfirmed reports of multiple structure fires in the area of Westside Road and Smith Crescent northwest of Vernon.

Photos posted to social media show smoke and flames from what appear to be cabins on the shore of Okanagan Lake.


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