There are other wildfires of note in our area.
The Southeast Fire Centre says it has been responding to many public questions regarding a 820-hectare fire in the Deer Park area, 35 kilometres northeast of Castlegar. This fire is in a remote area and is not threatening any structures or communities.
The Paulson Pass fire is currently estimated at 20 hectares. A four-person initial attack crew is on site, as well as a helicopter.
This fire is located north of Highway 3, which remains open. There are currently no plans to close the highway to vehicle traffic.