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Large grass fire near Upper Bench Road in Penticton

RCMP and Penticton Fire are currently on scene
A grass fire sparked near Penticton’s Munson Mountain on Friday, April 14. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Update: 5 p.m.

Penticton Fire Department has cleared the scene.

The incident is now in the hands of BC Wildfire, crews said.

Original: 4:10 p.m.

A large grass fire sparked in Penticton on Friday, April 14, between Upper Bench Road and Munson Avenue.

Crews responded to the blaze just after 4 p.m.

Smoke is visible in the area.

RCMP and Penticton Fire are currently on scene.

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