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Cawston fire contained

The BC Wildfire Service says a wildfire burning east of Cawston is now under control.

The blaze erupted about 3 p.m. Tuesday and grew to 15 hectares in size.

"The fire is 100 per cent contained with either hand guards or retardant lines," says fire information officer Justine Hunse.

"It didn't look like the fire was breaching any of those lines through the night."

Hunse says nine firefighters and a water tender are scheduled to work the fire today as crews work on hot spots and begin the mop-up stage.

Despite a drop in temperatures over the past few weeks, Hunse says the fire rating is still very high, and she reminds people to remain vigilant.

A team of investigators is heading to the fire today to try and determine a cause.



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