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Wildfire near White Lake Observatory reduced to brush fire

Location of the wildfire.
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July 08, 2014 - 7:47 AM

PENTICTON - A wildfire near White Lake Observatory in Okanagan Falls is nearly out after fire crews worked to put out the flames Monday evening.

The fire started around 4:30 p.m. with unknown cause and grew to 20 hectares in size but was reduced to a brush fire by 7:30 p.m. Monday, when B.C. Wildfire made its last update.

The cause of fire is under investigation. It required 32 firefighters and two helicopters to attack the flames.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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