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New fire starts near Highway 97C near West Kelowna

A new fire has appeared between Peachland and Glenrosa in West Kelowna.
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August 15, 2021 - 6:03 PM

A new fire is burning near West Kelowna this evening. 

Reports from social media say it's on the east side of Highway 97C across from the old Tourist Information Centre. Firefighters from West Kelowna are on their way to the fire and B.C. Wildfire has a helicopter in the area. 

Air resources are responding to the wildfire, said B.C. Wildfire Service information officer Aydan Coray.

The Regional District of Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre will be sending out information pertaining to evacuation orders and alerts shortly.

More to come.

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