Prescribed burn planned near Goose Lake south of Kamloops

Wildfire officials are planning a prescribed burn south of Kamloops that could begin as early as Friday.

The BC Wildfire Service and the Tk’emlups Forestry Development Corporation are planning a six-hectare burn near Goose Lake, about nine kilometres south of Kamloops off Lac Le Jeune Road.

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Timing of the burn is weather dependant and smoke may be visible from Kamloops.

Officials said they hope the burn will dissipate natural fuels and encourage regeneration of Douglas Fir stands.

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