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Multiple wildfires east of Agassiz causing some hazy skies

Immediately local wildfire activity relatively low
Several small wildfires in the area have affected visibility somewhat in Agassiz-Harrison. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)

The skies might seem a bit hazier near Agassiz this morning.

The B.C. Wildfire Service indicates there are four wildfires burning east of Agassiz and five more burning east of Chilliwack Lake.

The closes wildfire is near Mount Ling, north of Chilliwack Lake, sparked by lightning on Aug. 23. The three other wildfires, all three of which were also reported on Aug. 23, are fairly small, each sparked by lightning and all three being under control.

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Between Chilliwack Lake and Skagit Valley Provincial Parks, there are five small wildfires, three of which are confirmed to have been caused by lightning.

If you spot a wildfire, call 1-800-663-5555 or dial *5555 on your cell phone to report it.


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