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Plume of smoke rises on mountain near Duck Lake after thunderstorm

A small fire can be seen in Lake Country following lightning strike.
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June 27, 2020 - 5:17 PM

A plume of smoke rising from a mountainside and pooling water on roads is the result of a short and intense storm.

Roads started to see pooling water midday after rain poured in both downtown Kelowna and West Kelowna.

The fire followed lightning and was spotted in Lake Country.

“It’s across from Duck Lake… about halfway up the mountain,” Travis GC, from Lake Country said.

The fire is said to have started after a lightning strike that shook local homes, but rain may be able to put it out.

It’s yet to show up on B.C. wildfire, which has recorded 178 wildfires in the last seven days.


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