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Vegetation Creek wildfire in Shuswap still out of control

The .009-hectare fire has a crew of 5 personnel responding as of Saturday morning
The .009-hectare Vegetation Creek wildfire has a crew of five personnel responding on July 8, 2023. (BC Wildfire Service)

A wildfire discovered Friday night continues to burn in the Shuswap.

The Vegetation Creek wildfire, which is northwest of Anglemont and was discovered on Friday, July 7, remains spot-sized, said Taylor Shantz, BC Wildfire Service responder.

The .009-hectare fire has a crew of five personnel responding as of this morning, Saturday, July 8, said Shantz. She added it looks like the fire is located on steep terrain that may be inaccessible.

The 16.3-hectare fire at Spapilum Creek near Adams Lake remains classified as being held.

READ MORE:BC Wildfire Service holding blaze by Adams Lake in the Shuswap at 16.3 hectares

READ MORE: 3 wildfires deemed out of control close to Vernon


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Rebecca Willson

About the Author: Rebecca Willson

I took my first step into the journalism industry in November 2022 when I moved to Salmon Arm to work for the Observer and Eagle Valley News. I graduated with a journalism degree in December 2021 from MacEwan University in Edmonton.
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