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BCWS responding to two wildfires south of Logan Lake

2 fires south of Logan Lake

BC Wildfire Service personnel are responding to two wildfires located south of Logan Lake.

Taylor Colman, BCWS fire information officer, said both wildfires — the LeRoy Lake fire and the Antler Lake fire — are about one hectare in size. The fires are less than two kilometres apart.

According to BCWS, the fires are located about 10 kilometres away from Logan Lake, and are believed to have been caused by lightning. The wildfires were discovered on Monday.

“There's one unit crew that's been split between both of the fires. There’s 10 personnel on one and then nine on the other, and then they're being supervised and going between the two fires,” Colman said.

Colman said helicopters with buckets and air tankers were also working at the site of the fires earlier on Monday evening.

Air tankers were able to box the fires in with retardant.

According to BCWS, the fires don’t currently pose a threat to people or property.



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