Brush Fire Spreads Rapidly in Kamloops, British Columbia

A brush fire sparked in Kamloops, British Columbia, at about noon on July 12 and grew to more than 930 acres within six hours.

The British Columbia Wildfire Service said in a tweet that 49 firefighters, one helicopter, air tankers were called to tackle the fire on the Tk’emlups Reserve.

Residents were ordered to evacuate their homes as a result of the fire, according to Global News, but no structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, according to CFJC Today. Credit: Cindy Wallis via Storyful