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New North Okanagan wildfire, east of Armstrong, estimated at 10 hectares
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New North Okanagan wildfire, east of Armstrong, estimated at 10 hectares

Not long after a new wildfire was discovered burning just south of Vernon on Friday afternoon, a second was found in the North Okanagan. The Vlem Creek wildfire is located around nine km directly east of Armstrong and is located in rugged terrain just north of Silver Star Provincial Park. Read more: Cosens Creek wildfire, just south of Vernon, sized at 4.6 hectares The fire was initially estimated to be five hectares in size but was later updated on Friday to 10 hectares.It was said to have Rank 3 behaviour, which is an organized front and a moderate rate of spread, with occasional tree candling.The BC Wildfire Service are responding to the Vlem Creek Wildfire (K41616) located approximately 9 km east of Armstrong. The fire is estimated at five hectares in si...