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Small Celista spot fire quickly put out amid North Shuswap evacuation alerts

Fire crews are currently putting out hot spots
The Celista Fire Department responded to a spot fire on Meadowcreek Road around 10 a.m. Aug. 16, 2023. (CSRD photo)

A small spot fire sparked in the North Shuswap is now under control.

The Celista Fire Department posted to Facebook around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 16), stating a crew was on scene at Meadowcreek Road where a small spot fire was discovered earlier that morning.

The update said the fire was surrounded and under control, and crews were putting out hot spots.

Anglemont Fire Department firefighters were also on scene to assist.

Read more: Evacuation alert issued for 807 Lee Creek properties in the North Shuswap


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Rebecca Willson

About the Author: Rebecca Willson

I took my first step into the journalism industry in November 2022 when I moved to Salmon Arm to work for the Observer and Eagle Valley News. I graduated with a journalism degree in December 2021 from MacEwan University in Edmonton.
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