Crews fighting wildfire near Chase

The blaze near Neskonlith Lake is the second burning in the Kamloops Fire Centre

B.C. Wildfire Service crews are contending with a wildfire east of Niskonlith Lake, near Chase.

The blaze started on Saturday afternoon and, as of 5 p.m., had grown to 50 hectares, with smoke visible in the area.

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There has been no word yet on cause of the blaze.

A second blaze in the Kamloops Fire Centre is burning about 40 kilometres east of Logan Lake. The Pukaist Creek fire was discovered on Thursday and, though it is listed as being active, the B.C. Wildfire Service has it pegged at less than a hectare in size.

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