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Small fires spark in the Shuswap

BC Wildfire Service gets 1 fire under control as 2 burn east of Sicamous
The green dot on the far left of the map indicates an ‘under control’ fire, while the two red dots show out of control fires east of Sicamous. (BCWS)

The Shuswap region has seen some small fires crop up as the weekend begins.

The Blanc Creek fire, discovered Friday, Sept. 15 at 2:56 p.m., is now classified as under control and is not likely to spread further than its 0.009 hectares.

Also discovered Friday are the Pin Tail Lake and Bowman Creek wildfires, both east of Sicamous.

Pin Tail Lake’s blaze is at 0.009 hectares, according to the BC Wildfire Service map and Bowman Creek is mapped at 0.3.

Read more: Building permits temporarily put on pause in fire-ravaged Shuswap


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Rebecca Willson

About the Author: Rebecca Willson

I took my first step into the journalism industry in November 2022 when I moved to Salmon Arm to work for the Observer and Eagle Valley News. I graduated with a journalism degree in December 2021 from MacEwan University in Edmonton.
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