Multiple agencies bring brush fire under control in Comox
Blaze on Curtis Road was estimated at 0.5 hectares
Multiple local fire departments and the B.C. Wildfire Service were called in to help bring a quickly growing brush fire under control in Comox.
The 0.5-hectare blaze on Curtis Road did not damage any nearby homes.
Early Saturday afternoon, the fire was spreading quickly, but it was contained by 4 p.m., according to Capt. Terry Dean of Comox Fire Rescue.
Wildfire continues to burn in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Comox?src=hash">#Comox</a>. Curtis Rd. One home currently at risk. High winds whipping up flames/smoke. <a href="https://twitter.com/CHEK_News">@CHEK_News</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/bcwildfires?src=hash">#bcwildfires</a> <a href="https://t.co/PM9WDLRIMn">pic.twitter.com/PM9WDLRIMn</a>—@deanstoltzchek
Crews from Campbell River, Oyster River and Cumberland assisted the local fire department, along with three crew members, an officer and two helicopters from the provincial wildfire service.