A small fire broke out off Highway 97 on Wednesday, May 18. (Photo: Brennan Phillips- Western News)

A small fire broke out off Highway 97 on Wednesday, May 18. (Photo: Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Small fire breaks out off Highway 97 in Penticton

The fire was extinguished by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18

A small fire broke out off Highway 97 in Penticton on Wednesday, May 18.

Fire crews, RCMP and bylaw officers responded to the scene at around 1:50 p.m. by Fairview Road.

Parts of the highway fence are damaged, though crews did not confirm whether it was because of the fire.

Traffic going north on the highway is currently slowed down as a result of the small blaze.

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