Wildfire burns near Merritt

BC Wildfire service is on the scene of a blaze near Highway 8.

A forest fire is currently burning 26 kilometres west of Merritt between Highway 8 and the Nicola River.

BC Wildfire Service is on scene assisting local fire crews. The blaze is reported to be two hectares in size.

Highway 8 is reduced to single lane alternating traffic.

More to come.

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