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Boat sinks at West Kelowna Yacht Club

Emergency crews are dealing with a hazardous material incident

  • Jun. 18, 2017 11:00 a.m.

Crews from the West Kelowna Fire Department as well as a hazardous materials crew are on the scene at the Westbank Yacht Club dealing with a boat that has sunk.

The boat sunk at the dock at the club boat launch and has leaked fuel and oil into Okanagan Lake.

The crews are working to put a containment boom around the oil slick while work is underway to have the boat lifted out of the lake.

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The emergency call was reported at 1:50 p.m.

The Capital News will update this story when more information is made available.

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