The wildfire that broke out yesterday afternoon south of Revelstoke burned 25 hectares of land.
Though the fire is now classified as “under control” BC Wildfire is still on the scene mopping up and patrolling for smouldering areas.
The fire is now classified as "under control" at 25 ha in size. A crew is on site today to mop up and patrol the fire for smouldering areas pic.twitter.com/MR5VQKZ2z1
— BC Wildfire Service (@BCGovFireInfo) April 17, 2019
Two wildfire crews as well as the Revelstoke Fire Department responded to the fire, however it mostly burned itself out.
BC Wildfire called it a top grass fire and said they suspect it is human-caused.
The blaze is considered human-caused and located near the corner of Greenslide Road and Airport Way, on the shores of Upper Arrow Lake.