Blaze East Of Fairmont Hot Springs Under Control

Tuesday Update:

A fire found burning 25km's East of Fairmont Hot Springs last week was pulled off the wildfire map this weekend.

It's one that we told you about last Thursday.

Southeast Fire Centre Spokesperson Carlee Kachman says that this fire has been under control since Sunday "The fire has received sufficient suppression action to ensure that no further spread will occur on this fire. Today we have 36 people working on mop-up."

Kachman says it's only 47 hectares in size, down from an original estimate of 60 hectares last week.

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Orginal Story from Thursday:

Staff in the Southeast Fire Centre are working against a new blaze about 25km's East of Fairmont Hot Springs.

Spokesperson Carlee Kachman has an update as of Thursday, saying "It's currently estimated to be 60 hectares in size. We have 47 personnel on site, with three water tenders and three bucketing helicopters."

That fire is listed as human-caused on the B.C Wildfire website.

No structures are threatened by this fire. 

Kachman says that the fire is considered as 'out of control' as it is responding in a limited fashion to ongoing suppression efforts.