UPDATE: 25 hectares burned in yesterdays grass fire

The blaze broke out on the river flats south of Revelstoke

The wildfire that broke out yesterday afternoon south of Revelstoke burned 25 hectares of land.

Though the fire is now classified as “under control” BC Wildfire is still on the scene mopping up and patrolling for smouldering areas.

Two wildfire crews as well as the Revelstoke Fire Department responded to the fire, however it mostly burned itself out.

BC Wildfire called it a top grass fire and said they suspect it is human-caused.

READ MORE: Princeton area wildfire believed to be human caused

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UPDATE: 25 hectares burned in yesterdays grass fire

The fire got very close to the highway. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

The fire got very close to the highway. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

UPDATE: 25 hectares burned in yesterdays grass fire

There was still smoke in some places this morning despite rain overnight. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

There was still smoke in some places this morning despite rain overnight. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)