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Small wildfire ‘being held’ east of Agassiz

4 wildfires reported in Agassiz-Harrison this year
The yellow dot indicates a wildfire being held north of Wahleach Lake on Monday, April 15. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)

The B.C. Wildfire Service (BCWS) has reported a wildfire between Hope and Agassiz.

The wildfire, currently being held at less than one hectare, was reported north of Wahleach Lake about halfway between Agassiz and Hope. The cause of the wildfire is unknown at this time.

This marks four wildfires that have been reported in the wider Agassiz-Harrison area since March. Two of these fires are active as of Monday afternoon.

To report a wildfire, call the BCWS at 1-800-663-5555, *5555 on a cell phone or report it through their mobile app.

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