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UPDATE: 2 wildfires sparked near Okanagan Connector under control

Both fires are under investigation
Two wildfires have sparked close to the Okanagan Connector and Coquihalla Highway on Wednesday, June 29. (BC Wildfire Services)

Update 1:30 p.m.

The two wildfires close to the Okanagan Connector are now under control.

The Alleyne Lake wildfire was lightning caused while the Davis Lake fire has been taken off of the BC Wildfire Services map.


Two wildfires sparked Wednesday night (June 28) close to the Okanagan Connector.

The fire closer to the highway was discovered at 3:50 p.m. close to Alleyne Lake.

A few hours later, a second fire was found at Davis Lake, between the Connector and the Coquihalla Highway.

Both fires are 0.009 hectares in size, with the causes under investigation.

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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