BC Wildfire Service firefighters are responding to a spot-sized wildfire north of Grindrod. (BC Wildfire map)

BC Wildfire Service firefighters are responding to a spot-sized wildfire north of Grindrod. (BC Wildfire map)

BC Wildfire Service attacking new wildfire in North Okanagan-Shuswap

Spot-sized fire north of Grindrod started late Monday, Aug. 9

BC Wildfire service personnel are attacking a spot-sized fire north of Grindrod

According to the fire service, the Violet Creek wildfire is southeast of Mara Meadows Provincial Park. It was discovered late Monday, Aug. 9. Local firefighters initially responded to the fire, estimated to be less than a hectare in size. BC Wildfire Service firefighters have since taken over the firefighting effort.

Read more: Number of properties on evacuation order, alert further reduced in White Rock Lake wildfire area

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