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Wildfire Near Lytton 50% Contained

Monday, June 22, 2015 @ 3:57 AM

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Dropping fire retardant on the edge of the Cisco Road Fire- image courtesy B.C. Wildfire Management Branch

Kamloops, B.C. – Although smoke is still  very  visible, crews are making  progress on the Cisco road fire, burning south  of Lytton.The wildfire  is  now 50% contained.

About 200 fire fighters,  aviation staff, and  support staff  are working to extinguish this wildfire which was  first reported on June 11th.

The fire is estimated to be 1,885 hectares in size..  The increase in the size of the fire is due to controlled  burning.  The north side of the  fire is the main focus, as that is the edge closest to structures.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but is believed to  have been human caused as there was no lightning in the area when the fire was first  reported.





Off topic but, has anyone else noticed the RCMP activity at the pathway at Carrie Jane Grey Park? About five vehicles there for the last couple of hours. I hope no one died.

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