The B.C. Wildfire Service is reporting a new wildfire burning east of Armstrong Friday morning, May 19.
The fire is being called Alderson Creek with no hectare size listed as of 10:45 a.m. Friday.
The BCWS website shows the fire was discovered Friday at around 8 a.m.
It’s listed as out of control which, according to BCWS terminology, is “a wildfire that is continuing to spread and is not responding to suppression efforts.”
The cause is under investigation.