A new fire sparked near Cherryville has been reported south of Sugar Lake. (BC Wildfire Service map)

New fire sparked south of Sugar Lake in Cherryville

Area residents report seeing smoke coming over Cherry Ridge

A new fire has been spotted south of Sugar Lake near Cherryville.

B.C. Wildfire Service reports the blaze is 0.01 hectares on Sugar Lake Road and was discovered Tuesday, July 20.

“We are aware of it and we will be continuing to monitor it,” a fire information officer said. “As it is a new start we don’t have much information on it right now.”

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