BCWS crews, helicopter fighting spot-sized wildfire west of Adams Lake

Wildfire west of Adams Lake

UPDATE: 8:10 p.m.

BC Wildfire Service personnel and one helicopter are fighting a spot-sized wildfire west of Adams Lake.

Aydan Coray, BCWS fire information officer, said the wildfire, which was discovered near Cahilty Main Forest Service Road late Tuesday afternoon, is less than 0.1 hectares in size.

“We do have five personnel currently on site, and they are being supported by a heli,” Coray said.

The wildfire is suspected to have been caused by lightning.

ORIGINAL: 7:27 p.m.

A new wildfire has been discovered near a forest service road west of Adams Lake.

According to the BC Wildfire Service, the fire was discovered late Tuesday afternoon near Cahilty Main Forest Service Road, northeast of Sun Peaks.

The fire has been classified as out of control.

Castanet Kamloops has reached out to BCWS for more information about the blaze.

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