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YOUR PHOTOS: Martin Mountain wildfire near Monte Lake

Image Credit: BC Wildfire Service
July 27, 2017 - 9:31 AM

KAMLOOPS - The Martin Mountain fire near Monte Lake broke out last evening, July 26, and rapidly spread to 100 hectares in size.

The fire has forced tactical evacuations and several structures are threatened.

A local state of emergency was issued by the Thompson Nicola Regional District. Highway 97 is closed as a result of the fire.

The cause of this blaze is unknown.

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Go here for a full list of addresses and maps of orders or alerts.

For immediate updates on evacuations, go here or follow @TNRD on Twitter.

For a list of road closures and available detours, go here or follow @DriveBC on Twitter.

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