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New wildfire ignites in the Shuswap

Vegetation Creek fire located northwest of Anglemont
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The Vegetation Creek wildfire was discovered late Friday afternoon, July 7, 2023. (BC Wildfire Service image)

Another wildfire is burning in the Shuswap, this one northwest of Anglemont.

As of 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 7, the Vegetation Creek fire was spot-sized – .009 hectares – and classified as out of control. The fire was discovered around 4:45 p.m. and its cause had not yet been determined.

The 16.3-hectare Spapilum Creek wildfire burning at Adams Lake remained classified as being held.

READ MORE: UPDATE : Wildfire sparks in Spallumcheen near Vernon

READ MORE: UPDATE: Fire by Adams Lake in the Shuswap grows, another fire discovered



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