Nelson Fire and Rescue Services and the BC Wildfire Service extinguished a group of small wildfires near Nelson on Sunday.
The two agencies responded to smoke reported at about 4:30 p.m. above the Rail Trail on the mountain above Selous Creek south of Nelson, according to a news release.
There were multiple small fires over an area of about a half hectare.
“The fire appears to be suspicious in nature,” the news release states.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Nelson Fire Rescue at 250-352-3103 or the BC WildFire Service at 1-800-663-5555.