A submerged boat has led to a fuel spill at the Paddlewheel Park boat launch.

A submerged boat has led to a fuel spill at the Paddlewheel Park boat launch.

Fuel spill closes Paddlewheel Park boat launch

Officials aren't sure when the launch will reopen to the public

UPDATE: Authorities aren’t sure when the Paddlewheel Park boat launch will reopen.

The launch was closed Sunday after a oil spill from a submerged boat was discovered.

Regional District of North Okanagan staff are consulting with the Ministry of Environment Monday on the extent of the fuel leak and when the launch may reopen.

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A popular boat launch on Okanagan Lake has been shut down.

The boat launch at Paddlewheel Park is closed due to a small fuel spill from a partially submerged boat.

“We ask that the public avoid this area,” said the Vernon Fire Department in a release.