No sign of damning video

Days after an immense wildfire destroyed 29 homes around Rock Creek, rumoured video of a tossed cigarette that sparked the blaze hasn't been found.

The Forests Ministry says investigators have reviewed the nearest highway camera in Rock Creek, about two kilometres from the spot where the fire broke out.

Ministry spokeswoman Vivian Thomas says a wildfire service investigator spoke to a resident who reported the existence of a video, but no footage has been located.

Thomas says the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing and officials are asking the public to come forward with any information, photos or video.

The Rock Creek blaze started last Thursday just north of the junction of highways 3 and 33 and has engulfed 37 square kilometres.

An evacuation order remains for 137 homes, down from 333 last week, but the aggressive fire still has not been contained.


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