Similkameen wildfire in mop-up stage
By Steve Arstad
An early season wildfire reported Saturday, April 9 near Cawston is now in the mop-up stage.
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April 11, 2016 - 12:10 PM
CAWSTON - An early season wildfire is now under control in the Similkameen Valley.
B.C. wildfire crews have contained a 16-hectare blaze that broke out about four kilometres east of Cawston on Saturday, April 9, according to a media release.
Fourteen firefighters contained the fire yesterday and crews are in the mop-up stage this morning.
No structures were threatened by the fire, which is suspected to have been human caused.
An investigation in the cause is ongoing.
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