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iN PHOTOS: Crews continue to battle Peachland wildfire

View from the water of the Peachland Wildfire.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Hannah Park
September 03, 2017 - 10:49 AM

PEACHLAND - The wildfire that started near Peachland attracted the attention of locals and tourists.

B.C. Wildfire Service is currently on scene battling the blaze southwest of Peachland.

The Finlay Creek fire isn't threatening any structures but there are evacuation alerts in place. Because no structures are in immediate danger, this has allowed people to grab their cameras to take some pictures of the fire and submit them to us.

If you have any photos you would like to share or add to this you can email us at trae@infonews.ca

Here are some of the submitted photos from Peachland.

Peachland wildfire smoke.
Peachland wildfire smoke.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Hannah Park

A wildfire broke out in the hills above Peachland late this afternoon, Sept. 2.
A wildfire broke out in the hills above Peachland late this afternoon, Sept. 2.

Strong winds Sept. 2 pushed the fire to 40 hectares before nightfall.
Strong winds Sept. 2 pushed the fire to 40 hectares before nightfall.

Aircraft going towards the Peachland wildfire.
Aircraft going towards the Peachland wildfire.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Wayne Fenwick

Smoke from the Peachland wildfire today, Sep. 3.
Smoke from the Peachland wildfire today, Sep. 3.

Photo of the Peachland fire taken Saturday night, Sep 2, from Mill Bay Rd in Naramata.
Photo of the Peachland fire taken Saturday night, Sep 2, from Mill Bay Rd in Naramata.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Phyllis Madge

Aerial view of the Peachland wildfire.
Aerial view of the Peachland wildfire.
Image Credit: TWITTER/B.C. Wildfire Service

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