Wildfire near Savona under control, crews expected to return Tuesday afternoon

Blaze is 10 kilometres west of Savona, on the south side of the river near the Canadian Pacific rail line

The Jimmies Creek wildfire burning near Savona is now under control, according to the B.C. Wildfire Service.

The fire is located 10 kilometres west of Savona, on the south side of the river near the Canadian Pacific rail line.

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On Monday, air tankers were able to use retardant drops to stop the fire from growing and it is now estimated at five hectares.

B.C. Wildfire Service information officer Kelsey Dunkley said crews will return to the site later Tuesday afternoon to complete the mop-up stage.

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