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Tunkwa Lake Rd wildfire continues to burn out of control.

Kamloops Fire Centre information officer Jodi Lucius says the fire that started yesterday afternoon was remapped this morning and is now estimated to be 140 hectares.

"It's currently burning out of control; however, crews are working to the contain the fire. Today's priority is to try and prevent growth on the north side of the fire."

A total of 60 BC Wildfire Service personnel are on scene today, and air tankers and helicopters continue to be used to action the blaze from above.

The wildfire is believed to be human caused.


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