Two small fires burn near Merritt

Two small wildfires were reported on Sunday in the Lower Nicola

A wildfire that sparked Sunday afternoon continues to burn near Merritt.

According to the BC Wildfire Service the blaze is suspected to the human caused and is 6 hectares in size. The fire is located near Nooaitch, in the Lower Nicola region.

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A second fire also sparked on Sunday near Spences Bridge. This blaze is also believed to be human caused and is .43 hectares in size.

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On Monday, closer to Cache Creek another fire was reported. The fire is in the Semlin region and is .01 of a hectare.

More to follow.

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