RCMP looking into Lake Country grass fire

Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

LAKE COUNTRY – A grass fire in Lake Country this afternoon was likely human caused.

A report of smoke and flame at Sherman Drive and Copper Hill Road behind Peter Greer Elementary was called in about 12:48 p.m., May 16.

Lake Country firefighters, with help from B.C. Wildfire, put out the fire which produced heavy smoke, according to a Global Okanagan report.

The investigation into the cause of the fire has been handed over the RCMP.

The approximate location of a grass fire in Lake Country, Saturday, May 16, 2015.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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