UPDATE: 11:55 a.m.
An Regional District of the Central Okanagan said the fire is out but Bertram Park is to remain closed while crews are on scene.
A witness stated the fire appeared to have sparked in a stump at the top of a hill in the park.
The park was open to visitors at the time of the blaze. No one was injured in the incident.
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A fire that sparked in a tree has spread to the grass at Bertram Park, off Lakeshore Road, in Kelowna.
The grass fire is slow-moving and considered a rank 1 blaze, which indicates its smouldering, with light-white smoke and no open flame.
The blaze is reported to be 100 by 140 feet.
Crews are getting a good handle on the fire which was first reported about 11 a.m. Monday (April 20).
It’s currently unclear how the blaze started.
More to come.