Firefighters respond to brush fire along Highway 1

Shuswap Fire Department quick to contain blaze near Balmoral Store

Firefighters have knocked down a brush fire near the Balmoral Store.

A witness reports the blaze began around 2:15 p.m. and spread to about 100 by 100 yards over a property to the rear of the store

Shuswap Fire Department firefighters have contained the blaze and appear to be mopping up.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Read more: Update: Video of large grass fires near Chase

Read more: Crews fighting 250-hectare wildfire near Kamloops

Read more: Wildfire breaks out northeast of Squamish


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