The red dot shows the approximate location of the fire.                                Source: B.C. Wildfire Service web map

The red dot shows the approximate location of the fire. Source: B.C. Wildfire Service web map

Air crews fighting wildfire south of Harrop

The fire was discovered at 4 p.m. Thursday

B.C. Wildfire Service is fighting a 20 hectare fire about eight kilometres south of Harrop.

“At the present moment, although there is considerable amount of smoke visible in the area, there is no imminent threat to any structures or communities,” states a bulletin released at 7:15 Thursday evening by the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s emergency operations centre.

The Star will update this story as more information becomes available.

 

Air crews fighting wildfire south of Harrop