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Spot fire sparks west of Salmon Arm

Blanc Creek fire discovered around 3 p.m. Sept. 15
A new spot fire has sparked west of Salmon Arm Sept. 15, 2023. (BCWS)

A new wildfire has sparked west of Salmon Arm.

BC Wildfire Service discovered a spot-sized wildfire near Blanc Creek on Friday, Sept. 15, around 3 p.m.

The fire is currently burning out of control at 0.009 hectares south of the over 43,000-hectare Bush Creek East fire.

Read more: Large smoke plume near Sorrento within Bush Creek East wildfire guard perimeter


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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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