Crews from the Cariboo Fire Centre are battling British Columbia’s first significant wildfire of the year.
The BC Wildfire Service says a fire has been discovered about 5 kilometers northwest of Nazko, and roughly 90 kilometres west of Quesnel.
The blaze was about 1,000 hectares in size, as of 7 pm yesterday.
Its cause is currently under investigation.
(The location of the wildfire as of April 12, 2016 has been updated and revised by the Cariboo Fire Centre. It is approximately 3km south of Nazko)