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Fire burning east of Highway 3 near Princeton

The Willis Creek fire was spotted Friday afternoon
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Willis Creek fire near Princeton. (BC Wildfire)

A wildfire is burning south of Princeton and east of Highway 3.

The Willis Creek blaze is .4 hectares in size and was discovered just before 2 p.m. Friday.

The fire is continuing to spread and is not responding to suppression efforts.

BC Wildfire explained that the blaze was lightning-caused.

There are no current evacuation orders or alerts associated with this incident.

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