Kelowna News Staff

The out-of-control fire near Philpott Road, 20 kilometres east of Kelowna, is described as massive and has forced an evacuation of the area.—Image credit: Barry Gerding/CapitalNews

Updated: Fast moving fire sparked near Kelowna

A blaze is burning on both sides of Philpott Road near Joe Rich

The out-of-control fire near Philpott Road, 20 kilometres east of Kelowna, is described as massive and has forced an evacuation of the area.—Image credit: Barry Gerding/CapitalNews
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Aussies are on the way to battle BC fires

These personnel will join more than 2,000 personnel already actively engaged in fire suppression

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Smoky skies warning still in effect

Smoky skies warning still in effect

Smoke levels are expected to get serious

Smoky skies warning still in effect
Black Press file. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Kelowna woman facing charges of uttering death threats to Clark, Thomson

Special prosecutor has approved charges against Pavla Janeckova of Kelowna

Black Press file. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward