Wildfire near China Creek 22 hectares in size

Kyra Hoggan
By Kyra Hoggan
August 21st, 2018

A wildfire was discovered yesterday six km northwest of Genelle and about seven km west of Blueberry, according to Fire Information Officer Ashley Davidoff.

“It’s roughly 22 hectares in size,” Davidoff said, adding the blaze is believed to be lightning-caused.

“Resources on site today include ground crews and two bucketing helicopters,” she said. “It’s burning on a ridgetop, and is not currently threatening any communities.”

For more information on the current status of wildfires in our region, visit http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/FireCentrePage.asp?FC=6

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