UPDATE 2:05 p.m.:
A guard has now been established around the perimeter of the fire.
BC Wildfire Service firefighters are also now on scene.
A grassfire has erupted on the Penticton Indian Band behind Westhill Crescent.
The blaze is currently headed uphill and members of the te Penticton Fire Department and the Penticton Indian Band Fire Department are on scene.
A reporter for the Penticton Western News is also on scene.
It is not currently known what started the fire.
More details to come.
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