July 14, 2018 12:45 am

Kelowna grass fire suspicious, RCMP called in

Small grass fire in Kelowna is being called suspicious.

Jeff Martin/ Global Okanagan

A small grass fire beside duplexes on Dilworth Mountain in Kelowna is being called a suspicious blaze.

“We have called RCMP due to the nature of the cause of the fire. It’s a little bit suspicious, possibly human caused,” Platoon Captain Tim Light said.

The fire on Glacier Court parallel to Dilworth Drive prompted numerous calls to 911, according to Light.

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Neighbours immediately pulled hoses to the area to dose the flames before fire crews arrived.

Light is reminding everyone to discard smoking materials properly .

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