Weekend Lightning Sparks New Blaze Near Sicamous


Weekend lightning is blamed for a new fire near Sicamous.

Fire Information's Taylor MacDonald has more on the small blaze, saying "It's approximately 6kms NW of Sicamous, and it's a small spot-sized fire. We have three BCWS personnel responding. It's thought to have been lightning caused over the weekend.

McDonald says it hasn't been easy to reach "It's quite steep terrain in the area, which has been a challenge for crews trying to access it."

It looks to be the only new local fire following this weekend's storms, as of now.