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Early morning blaze sweeps through marina


August 8, 2012
By The Canadian Press

Aug. 8, 2012, West Kelowna, B.C. - A major fire is burning at a marina on Okanagan Lake near Kelowna, B.C.

The blaze at the Shelter Bay Marina, in West Kelowna, broke out at around 5 a.m.

Early reports suggest a large section of the marina's gas dock is involved.

One witness says a wall of flame is leaping at least 10 metres into the air.

There's no word on the cause of the fire or whether there are any injuries.

The Shelter Bay Marina has more than 450 moorage slips as well as a boat storage area.