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Progress Has Been Made On The Narcosli Creek Wildfire In The North Cariboo

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Progress has been made on the Narcosli Creek wildfire that has 33 properties on Evacuation Order and thousands of others, including in West Quesnel, on Evacuation Alert.

Jessica Mack, a Fire Information Officer with the BC Wildfire Service, says it is now 80 percent guarded and 30 percent contained.

The fire has grown to 3,788 hectares in size, up from 31-hundred, but Mack says that is just due to more accurate mapping.

Mack says the Blackwater River wildfire is now 4,519 hectares, up from 37-hundred, but also due to better mapping.

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She says ground crews will be working on the east flank of that fire today.

It is still 0 percent contained.

Mack says the Shag Creek wildfire, that has more than 900 properties in the Kluskus, Batnuni and Tittletown areas on Evacuation, actually did grow to 8,410 hectares, up from seven thousand.

And there are no resources currently on ths fire due to safety reasons.

The Lang Lake wildfire, that has 66 properties on Evacuation Order, is 440 hectares and is now 70 percent contained.

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