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Posted: July 9, 2020

Small fire reported near Lake Enid now out

UPDATE: As of this morning (July 10), BC Wildfire Service has removed this fire from its roster of active fires.

The BC Wildfire Service this morning (July 9) reports there is a small wildfire near the road entrance to Lake Enid, 6.5 km west of Wilmer.

The estimated .01-hectare fire is believed to be human-caused. The fire is only the second one reported in the region so far this fire season.

The human-caused Elmer Creek fire southwest of Yahk, which was reported on July 3, is noted as being about 1.8 ha and is under control, BC Wildfire Service notes.

Lead image: Lake Enid is a popular camping and day-use spot 12 km northwest of Invermere. e-KNOW file photo


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