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Crews make progress on Cawston wildfire

A load of fire retardant is dumped on a wildfire near Cawston, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The fire was now 70 per cent contained as of Thursday, June 29, according to the B.C. Wildfire Service.
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June 29, 2017 - 5:30 PM

CAWSTON - Firefighters are getting the upper hand on a wildfire burning near Cawston today.

The B.C. Wildfire Service says as of today, June 29, the 116 hectare fire is now 70 per cent contained.

Twenty-eight firefighters remain on site, as well as seven support staff and a helicopter.

The blaze is not considered an interface fire, although one outbuilding was destroyed.

The wildfire was discovered Tuesday, June 27.


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