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43 properties near Princeton placed under evacuation alert as fire crews attempt to control wildfire

Last Updated Aug 3, 2020 at 6:56 pm PDT

(Courtesy RDOS EOC @EmergMgtRDOS)

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — An evacuation alert has been issued for some properties near Princeton due to the Dry Lake Wildfire.

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According to the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen Emergency Operations Centre, 43 properties are under the alert.

Residents are being warned to prepare to leave in case an evacuation order is issued.

That fire is at around 22 hectares in size and was caused by lightning Sunday.