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Wildfire burning near Peachland now being held after 4 days

Blaze remains at 33 hectares
BC Wildfire air skimmers over Okanagan Lake on June 5. (Steve Tidder)

The wildfire burning near Peachland that started four days ago is finally being held.

Dubbed the Pigeon Creek fire, water skimmers and helicopters have been working alongside ground crews to battle the blaze since June 4. It remains at 33 hectares.

It is visible from the Okanagan Connector, but BC Wildfire Service says that there is no danger to travellers on the highway.

There has been minimal growth to the flames since June 5.

Black Press will continue to monitor the situation.

READ MORE: Pigeon Creek wildfire near Peachland remains steady


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Jake Courtepatte

About the Author: Jake Courtepatte

Editor of Kelowna Capital News & West K News since February 2022. I have spent the majority of my career working in the Toronto area as both a sports reporter and a general reporter.
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