The Coastal Fire Centre on Vancouver Island. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

The Coastal Fire Centre on Vancouver Island. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Update: Wildfire near north-east Lonely Lake now out

There were eight initial attack personnel and a helicopter en route to the site

Update:

The C42170 fire northeast of Lonely Lake is now considered out at this time, BC Wildfire Service information officer, Roslyn Johnson said.

“The fire is no longer considered active,” Johnson said.

There are no longer crews on scene, and as of 12 p.m., September 2, the fire was considered out. The fire was lightning-caused.

The Rodney Road fire, C42223, is also under control. Johnson said there are eight personnel on site and the fire is 0.009 hectares in size. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Original Story:

A fire that started Aug. 27 near north-east Lonely Lake is listed as out of control, according to a BC Wildfire Service information officer.

According to Karley Desrosiers, the C42170 fire is 0.1 hectares in size and there are eight initial attack personnel and a helicopter currently en route to the site.

Wildfires are also burning near Wells Gray Park, such as fire C31930, which is out of control and sized at approximately 12.00 hectares near Caput Mountain, and K22195, which is 0.01 hectares and located near Daniel Creek, according to the B.C. Wildfire Dashboard.