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Over the weekend, the Lower Nicola Indian Band Fire Department responded to a call relating to a brush fire along Highway 8.

The BC Wildfire Service was reporting that the fire was located near Petite Creek, just west of Merritt.

The 0.01-hectare blaze was quickly extinguished by the crews that responded to the scene and as of Monday morning,the BC Wildfire Service was reporting that the fire was completely out.

A cause of the fire has not been specified.

Q101 has reached out to the Lower Nicola Indian Band for further details but has not heard back at this time.

 

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