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UPDATE: Highway 33 reopens following fire in Joe Rich

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April 15, 2021 - 5:16 PM

Highway 33 near Kelowna has reopened following a grass fire this afternoon.

The Kelowna Fire Department said four firetrucks were on scene this afternoon, battling a small blaze that started from a car fire.

Witnesses say Highway 33 near Daves Road has reopened. The incident was first reported at roughly 4:40 p.m.

The RCMP could not be immediately reached for comment.

- This story was updated at 7 p.m. to include the highway's reopening.


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