The fire is listed as new on the B.C. Wildfire dashboard. (BC Wildfire Dashboard photo)

The fire is listed as new on the B.C. Wildfire dashboard. (BC Wildfire Dashboard photo)

New fire reported in Donald area, just north of Golden

The approximate location of the fire is Blackwater Ridge

The B.C. Wildfire dashboard is reporting a new fire just north of Golden in the Donald area. The approximate location is listed as Blackwater Ridge.

The fire was discovered on Sunday, July 11.

The cause is still unknown and the stage of control is listed as new.

The new fire is in the same area as the Carrol Creek fire, located just 50 km north of Golden, which is highly visible to motorists travelling along Highway 1.

An earlier fire on Moberly Peak, 7 kilomtres north of Golden, has been contained and is no longer listed on the B.C. Wildfire Dashboard.

READ MORE: Wildfire 50kms north of Golden ‘highly visible’

For more information and updates visit bcwildfire.ca. An interactive map of all active wildfires can be found here .

The fire reporting number is 1 800 663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone.

There are currently 307 active fires in the province, 37 of which are new in the last two days.

B.C. Wildfires 2021