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Helicopter douses small blaze off Highway 97C near West Kelowna

The fire grew to 10 metres by 10 metres
BC Wildfire

A small spot fire off Highway 97 near Trepanier Provincial Park is now contained.

The blaze sparked Monday evening and BC Wildfire responded with one helicopter.

The fire grew to 10 metres by 10 metres in size and no structures were threatened, according to BC Wildfire.

The helicopter is no longer on-site but ground crews are expected to return in the morning.

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Graduated from the broadcast journalism program at BCIT. Also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from Thompson Rivers University.
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