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Kelowna firefighters respond to grass fire

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January 13, 2019 - 10:56 AM

KELOWNA - This morning Kelowna Fire Dispatch received several 9-11 calls reporting a grass fire in Kelowna.

The calls started coming in at about 8:32 a.m. after a grass fire broke out between Dilworth Drive and Enterprise Way, a media release says.

First arriving crews reported a small 30’ x 30’ grass fire. It was deep seated in the ground cover.

The fire was started by cooking in a homeless shelter camp. 

This fire is not deemed suspicious in nature.

Kelowna Fire Department attended the scene with two engines, one bush truck, one command and one tender unit. RCMP also attended.

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