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The wildfire near Dry Lake is officially being held by BC Wildfire Personnel. The fire was able to grow to 21 hectares before crews were able to contain the blaze.

Heavy equipment and crews made good progress throughout the day yesterday, the fire is fully wrapped in guard. Ground crews will continue to reinforce existing control lines today as well as expand the fuel free with support from heavy equipment. The fire is primarily a smoldering ground fire.

The status has been updated to Being Held, meaning the BC Wildfire Service does not anticipate any further spread beyond the existing or predetermined boundaries due to weather and suppression tactics.

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