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Fire officials to search for hot spots in Peachland blaze

Sept. 12, 2012, Peachland, B.C. – Fire officials in B.C.'s Okanagan region will send up a helicopter with infrared scanners today to identify hot spots in the Peachland, B.C., fire.

September 12, 2012
By The Canadian Press

Sept. 12, 2012, Peachland, B.C. – Fire officials in B.C.'s Okanagan region will send up a helicopter
with infrared scanners today to identify hot spots in the Peachland, B.C., fire.

The wildfire is now 85 per cent contained, but still covers two square kilometres.

About 1,300 people are back home after being evacuated on Sunday, but 258 others remain under evacuation order.

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