Two fires currently burning near Clearwater

Helicopter and personnel evaluate fire near Clearwater Lake

A wildfire was reported on June 4 near Clearwater Lake in Wells Gray Park and is now roughly 30 hectares in size.

Kamloops Fire Centre (KFC) said no crews are onsite today, June 6, but a helicopter and one personnel went out in the morning to evaluate the wildfire to determine a plan of action and conduct fire assessment.

It’s classified as being held, meaning there’s no anticipation of further spread beyond the existing boundaries, and isn’t considered a threat to the public added KFC.

A 13-hectare fire, suspected to be caused by lightning, is also burning near Windy Lake, about 30 km west of Clearwater, and is said to be under control.

Three wildfires between 100 Mile House and Clearwater

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