UPDATE: 7:03 p.m.
The BC Wildfire Service says the Rose Valley Dam wildfire is now estimated to be 5 hectares in size and is currently classified as out of control.
Three initial attack crews along with a 20-person unit crew are responding with the help of aerial resources and the West Kelowna Fire Rescue.
The fire is considered an active surface fire with visible open flame.
No homes or structures are under threat at this time and the cause of the wildfire remains under investigation. The fire remains highly visible from Highway 97 and surrounding areas.
Photo: Rodney Saigeon
UPDATE 4:50 p.m.
West Kelowna Fire Rescue says they responded to reports of smoke near the Rose Valley Reservoir at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday.
First responding firefighters spotted a growing wildfire burning on the west side of the reservoir.
Three engine crews along with twelve firefighters from West Kelowna hiked into the fire and began construc