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Fast Moving Grass Fire on Highway 97

Updated: Apr 2, 2023

Armstrong/Spallumcheen Fire department responded to reports of a fast-growing grass fire beside BC Hwy 97 just North of Old Kamloops road around 1:30 PM Friday March 31/23.

The fire was quickly brought under control quickly. Traffic was stopped on Hwy 97 for a short time.

A passerby driving a black jeep and a couple of other citizens are said to have attempted to slow the fire's progress until emergency responders arrived on scene.

No reports of Injuries or property damage. No cause has been released.


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