Firefighters are responding to reports of an out-of control burn pile on Preston Road in West Kelowna. (Google Maps Image)

Firefighters douse burn pile in West Kelowna

Crews were called to a property on Preston Road.

Update 10:53 a.m:

A report from the scene indicates the fire is out.

Original Story:

Reports indicate firefighters are responding to an out-of control burn pile at a rural property off Glenrosa road in West Kelowna. The property in question is on Preston Road.

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A reporter is on their way to the scene

More to come.


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