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Watch: Fire crews battle flames next to homes in Kelowna

'Firefighters saved our house last night...' says Kelowna resident.
A camera outside a man's home in Kelowna, B.C., captures firefighters working to protect the structure from a wildfire.

A striking video from a Kelowna resident shows just how close the fire was to his home in a neighbourhood on north side of the city.

Jason Venning shared the video on social media. It was taken Friday night along Upper Canyon Drive in Wilden.

Venning's video is from a camera set up outside of his home.

Venning told Castanet he didn't wish to be interviewed, but wanted to highlight the incredible work from multiple fire departments to protect his home and the community.

The Kelowna resident says his home is okay.

"Firefighters saved our house last night on Upper Canyon. Amazing job; we’re so grateful for their hard work," he wrote on Facebook.

On Sunday afternoon, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre rescinded the evacuation order for dozens of properties.

The areas will remain under an evacuation alert until further notice.