Wildfire Just East of Tete Jaune Cache
Tete Jaune Cache, B.C. – A crew of firefighters is busy battling a human caused blaze 5km east of Tete Jaune Cache tonight.
According to the BC Wildfire Service, the 15-hectare blaze is zero percent contained and is listed as “out of control.”
“The wildfire is located on the south aspect, north of Highway 16 approximately 5km east of Tete Jaune Cache,” according to a statement on its website. “BC Wildfire Service has deployed 26 firefighters and two officers to the scene, with crews working to contain the fire at the base of the slope.”
Though the fire hasn’t affected traffic on Highway 16 yet, the public is advised to be cautious due to smoke in the valley and to check drivebc.ca for conditions.
No more information is available at this time.