The Hamill Creek fire is seen here burning east of Argenta. Photo: Southeast Wildfire Centre

The Hamill Creek fire is seen here burning east of Argenta. Photo: Southeast Wildfire Centre

2 wild fires burning east of Argenta

No evacuation alert has been issued

Two wild fires are burning east of Argenta in the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Provincial Park.

The Hamill Creek fire northeast of Argenta is 709 hectares, while the Clint Creek fire is 166 hectares in size. Both are listed as out of control and suspected to have been caused by lightning.

The Southeast Fire Centre has not issued an evacuation alert for associated for either fire.

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