Lightning is responsible for a fire burning near Nevertouch Lake, northeast of Big White. (BC Wildfire Service image)

Lightning is responsible for a fire burning near Nevertouch Lake, northeast of Big White. (BC Wildfire Service image)

Lightning causes new wildfire northeast of Big White

Blaze discovered on Monday, July 5

Lighting has been deemed the cause of a new wildfire northeast of Big White.

The fire was discovered on Monday, July 5. The BC Wildfire Service places it southeast of Nevertouch Lake and estimates it to be at .01 hectares.

More to come.

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