Massive brush fire burns in Westsyde
Smoke could be seen for kilometres as a four-hectare brush fire in
Westsyde kept crews from both Kamloops Fire and Rescue and BC Forest
Service busy for several hours Saturday evening.
Crews were called out to the hillside of the 3700-block of Westsyde
Road shortly before 6 p.m. to battle the blaze.
As many as 23 fiirefighters were on scene fighting the fire, along
with two water bombers.
It didn't appear that any homes in the area were damaged and the cause
of the blaze is still not known.
By 8 p.m. crews were still putting out hot spots on the hillside.