A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies file photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies file photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New fire reported northeast of Watch Lake

Blaze discovered July 20 suspected to be lightning caused

A new wildfire is being reported Tuesday northeast of Watch Lake.

The blaze was discovered July 20 and is suspected to be lightning-caused, according to BC Wildfire Services which is listing it at 0.2-hectares in size.

On the BC Wildfire map, the fire is shown to be located about three kilometres northeast of Watch Lake and approximately six kilometres south of Highway 24.

More to come…

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