A small spot wildfire near the Wonderland Trail Network is being held according to the Cariboo Fire Service.
The lightning-caused fire was detected on Aug. 4. Fire Information Officer Madison Smith explained the fire is very small — around 5 metres by 5 metres. Ten firefighting personnel are working on the fire today (Aug. 5).
Two other new spot fires were discovered near Wells. A fire on Island Mountain is under control, and a fire near Stewart Creek is out of control, but being worked on. A firefighting helicopter was working on the Stewart Creek fire on Aug. 4.
Two wildfires are still classified as out of control inside Bowron Lake Provincial Park.
A complete map of active wildfires is available at governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/f0ac328d88c74d07aa2ee385abe2a41b.
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