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BCWS urges caution after responding to 25-hectare fire suspected to be human caused

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) says that crews responded to a suspected human caused wildfire yesterday 12 km south of Revelstoke.

The fire is now listed at under control, and is 25 hectares in size. A crew is on site today to mop up and patrol the fire.

The BCWS says that both the RCMP and Compliance and Enforcement have been engaged to investigate the fire.

“This serves as a great reminder to use caution when lighting any fire,” they added.



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