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B.C. fire crews battle pair of wildfires

June 26, 2017, 100 Mile House, B.C. - There are two wildfires burning in the Cariboo and Northern Interior regions of B.C.

June 26, 2017
By The Canadian Press

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BC Wildfire Service says a containment line has been established around an out-of-control wildfire near 100 Mile House.

The fire was discovered Friday and grew to cover an estimated 36 hectares, and is still at risk of spreading.

A blaze 40 kilometres south of Houston has also kept about 80 **>firefighters<** busy this weekend.

That fire, which is about 75 hectares in size, is contained and isn’t expected to grow.

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The cause of the Houston fire is under investigation, while the blaze near 100 Mile House has been attributed to lightning.


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