Fire near Lumby considered a ‘fire of note’

B.C. wildfire service is working to put out fires across the province.

  • Aug. 8, 2018 4:30 p.m.

The fire that sparked Wednesday on Proctor Rd has grown to approximately 20 hectares in size. Located about 16 km northeast of Lumby, 13 firefighters are working to put the fire out.

It is one of many fires across B.C. and the B.C. wildfire service have urged several communities to prepare in case of evacuation order.

Related: VIDEO: Early morning blaze pushes Keremeos fire resources to max

Related: Update: Evacuation alert issued around Mabel Lake

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