BC Wildfire Service battles blaze near Taylor

BC Wildfire Service crews were called to the scene of a four-hectare fire just south of Taylor.

Eight provincial wildfire fighters as well as the Taylor fire department responded, officials said.

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The fire is now contained and spread after a grass burn got out of control, officials said.

The fire was near Pingel Creek Road at the top of the South Taylor Hill, where a massive blaze erupted in 2016, forcing an evacaution and destroying a home.

One other fire at Lower Cache Creek along Highway 29 was discovered Wednesday and was put out, officials say.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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