Penticton firefighters battle grass fire near airport

Penticton firefighters were on the scene of a grass fire on Sunday afternoon.

Fire chief Larry Watkinson said in a message to Global News that the blaze, located on a hillside west of the Penticton airport, was not a threat to homes.

The fire chief said the grass fire was running into a cliff rock face.

Just before 3 p.m., Watkinson said crews were on the scene containing the blaze.

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