Crews fighting wildfire east of Silver Star - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Mainly Sunny
29.9°C

Crews fighting wildfire east of Silver Star

June 02, 2019 - 11:22 AM

SILVER STAR - A fire east of Silver Star Provincial Park that started yesterday is currently out of control.

A fire at Bobby Burns Road, located just east of Silver Star Provincial Park and south of Mabel Lake Provincial Park, broke out on June 1. It's grown to 0.8 hectares in size.

Taylor MacDonald with the Kamloops Fire Centre said six personnel are currently at the scene of the fire, which is regarded as out of control at the moment. Lightning is the suspected cause of the fire.

The red dot indicates the general location of the fire.
The red dot indicates the general location of the fire.
Image Credit: SCREENSHOT/BC WILDFIRE SERVICE

— This story was corrected on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. to state that the fire is suspected to have been caused by lightning. The original story said the fire was believed to be human-caused.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Sean Mott or call (250) 864-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2019
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile