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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.
(1/2) #BCWildfire Service crews & local FD personnel have responded to a grassfire reported yesterday that is ~12 km south of #Revelstoke.— BC Wildfire Service (@BCGovFireInfo) April 17, 2019
The fire is now classified as "under control" at 25 ha in size. A crew is on site today to mop up and patrol the fire for smouldering areas pic.twitter.com/MR5VQKZ2z1
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.