July 10, 2019 4:36 pm
Updated: July 10, 2019 5:20 pm

Crews cleaning large grease spill in downtown Kelowna alley

A city work truck sucks up what appears to be restaurant grease from an alley in downtown Kelowna on Wednesday afternoon.

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City crews in Kelowna are cleaning up a large spill of what appears to be restaurant grease in a downtown alley.

The alleyway, located a stone’s throw from City Park, is currently closed to traffic as crews mop up the spill.

It’s not yet known where the grease came from, though it appears to be from one or two 45-gallon drums.

An alley in downtown Kelowna was closed because of a large grease spill.

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The alleyway is located between Bernard Avenue and Lawrence Street, just off Water Street heading towards Abbott Street.

A work truck is trying to suck up as much grease and oil as possible. Sand has been laid down to help absorb the large spill, with more sand expected.

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More as this develops.


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