Wildfire west of Kamloops now being held

A wildfire along the Thompson River is now being held following the efforts of BC Wildfire Service crews

A wildfire burning 16 kilometres east of Cache Creek is now being held thanks to the efforts of BC Wildfire Service crews.

The grass fire burned approximately 40 hectares in an area between a Canadian Pacific rail line and the Thompson River.

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According to a BC Wildfire Service information officer, there was no additional growth on the fire overnight and the efforts of wildfire crews on Monday were successful.

Crews attacking the fire include 22 wildfire personnel and air tanker support.

Fire cause and origin specialists are now on scene to determine the cause of the blaze.

© Kamloops This Week


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