Multiple agencies bring brush fire under control in Comox

Multiple local fire departments and the B.C. Wildfire Service were all called in to help bring a quickly growing brush fire under control in Comox.

Blaze on Curtis Road was estimated at 0.5 hectares

Comox firefighters had assistance from crews from Cumberland, Campbell River, Oyster River and the B.C. Wildfire Service to fight a brush fire on Comox Road on July 15, 2017. (Dean Stoltz/CHEK News)

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.

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.