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Smoky skies in Penticton as crews attack fast-moving brush fire on KVR Trail

Smoke is visible from across the northeast side of the city

Penticton fire crews made quick work of a fast-moving brush fire on Wednesday, June 7, after it spread onto the KVR Trail by Vancouver Place.

At around 2:15 p.m., firefighters responded to multiple reports of a blaze in the area.

Smoke was visible from around the Penticton Art Gallery and Ellis Street, with crews using access from Lower Bench Road to attack the flames.

By 2:30 p.m., the fire had been considered “under control.”

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