Sparks Lake Fire Causes Area Restriction

Sparks fire area restrictions

The Sparks Lake fire has caused evacuation orders and alerts, and there is an area restriction in affect North of Kamloops and just south of 100 Mile House.

Resources on scene include 93 firefighters, 15 helicopters, and 26 heavy equipment. 

The fire is suspected to be human caused, but is still under investigation. 

The fire continues to burn out of control at approximately 31,000 hectares in size.