Small Wildfire Near Beasley Bluffs Contained

A small wildfire below Highway 3A at the Beasley Bluffs was reported around 2 pm this afternoon. The Beasley fire department responded with support from the City of Nelson, Crescent Valley, and Blewett fire departments. The Southeast Fire Centre had sent a helicopter and two fire crews to the scene.

The fire is fully contained and the cause is still under investigation.

Highway 3A between Taghum and Beasley was closed while fire crews battled the fire and motorists should check DriveBC for road closure updates.

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RDCK Wildfire Information Page info:http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/wildfires.html

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The content on this page was last updated July 26 2017 at 5:43 PM