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New wildfire ignites in the Shuswap

Vegetation Creek fire located northwest of Anglemont
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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Lachlan Labere

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