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Dee Lake Road fire now 70 per cent contained

The Dee Lake Road fire is now 70 per cent contained.
The Dee Lake Road fire is now 70 per cent contained. B.C. Wildfire Service

A wildfire burning near Coldstream, B.C., has been 70 per cent contained, according to the B.C. Wildfire Service.

The Dee Lake Road fire was first reported on Monday afternoon and is now estimated at seven hectares. According to B.C. Wildfire, 26 personnel and two helicopters are battling the blaze today.

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The fire is east of Kalamalka Lake and southeast of Coldstream. On Monday, 28 personnel, air tankers, two helicopters and heavy equipment responded to the fire.

B.C. Wildfire information officer Marla Catherall said investigators will be on scene to determine the cause of the fire.

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