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Blaze near West Kelowna not expected to grow

The fire is being held
Members of the Summerland Fire Department received training from members of the BC Wildfire Service during a training session on wildfires on June 7. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Update 5 p.m.

The wildfire near Bear Creek is now being held, meaning it’s not likely to spread past existing boundaries.

The size of the blaze is under one hectare.

Original 2:40 p.m.

BC Wildfire Service is on its way to a wildfire in Kelowna.

Fire dispatch received several calls about a wildfire about three-and-a-half kilometres up Bear Main Road.

Ground crews are responding as well as one helicopter.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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