Air support on its way to new fire at Monte Lake

By Doug Collins
July 31, 2017 - 4:23pm

KAMLOOPS — The good news on the Monte Lake wildfire situation didn't last very long.

After giving the all clear to residents impacted by the Martin Mountain wildfire earlier today, a new fire has broken out in the area, and is being actioned by 6 wildfire fighters and air support.

The fire started at the south end of Monte Lake, and social media reports the fire is going up behind the campgrounds.

No official information is available on the current size of the blaze. 

Martin Mountain fire fully contained, evacuation orders rescinded

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