BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue crews battle a grass fire on Old Kamloops Road Tuesday.

BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue crews battle a grass fire on Old Kamloops Road Tuesday.

Fire sparked on grassy hillside

Firefighters quick to snuff out grass fire on Old Kamloops Road



A fire was snuffed out almost as quickly as it was started Tuesday afternoon.

BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue crews were called to a fire on Old Kamloops Road.

The owner of the property had been burning a small shed-like structure when the winds picked up and carried the flames up the grassy hillside.

Firefighters were quick to contain the fire.