A wildfire has sparked southeast of Vernon Friday, Mar 14.
The fire appears on the BC Wildfire Dashboard, in a remote area listed as McAuley South — south of Lumby and east of Aberdeen Lake.
The size is listed at just one tenth of a hectare, though it’s not currently known if the fire has grown since it was first listed.
There are currently four active wildfires in the Kamloops region. Two are under control and two are new, the second being a 7.34 hectare blaze south of Ashcroft near Drinkwater Road that ignited Thursday, May 13.
Black Press Media has reached out to the BC Wildfire Service for more information.