A small fire near 59 Mile House appeared on the BC Wildfire Service map of active wildfires on April 30.

Update: Small fire near 59 Mile House under control

According to the BC Wildfire Service, a 1-hectare fire broke out on April 30

UPDATE: 9:40 a.m.

The small fire reported near 59 Mile House on April 30 is now out, according to Cariboo Fire Centre information officer Erin Boll.

Boll said that when fire centre staff arrived at the scene, BC Hydro was already there.

She said BC Hydro advised them it was was sparks from their own line that had caused the small fire.

ORIGINAL: 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, April 30

A small fire broke out near 59 Mile House on April 30, according to the BC Wildfire Service map of active wildfires.

The estimated size of the fire is 0.01 hectares and the suspected cause of the fire was not listed.

The communications specialist with the Cariboo Fire Centre did not respond to a request for comment before press time.

Updates to come.

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