John Wekking, Merritt Road Report - Facebook Coquihalla Road Report

Wildfire sparks off Coquihalla in Merritt

The wildfire is located near the Dollarama off of Highway 5

  • Apr. 20, 2021 12:00 a.m.

A wildfire has reportedly sparked off the Coquihalla Highway in Merritt near the Dollarama.

The BC Wildfire Service is aware of the blaze and currently has it estimated at .01 hectares.

A driver spotted the fire near the Highway 5 and 5A interchange about 4 p.m, Tuesday.

John Wekking, Merritt Road Report - Facebook Coquihalla Road Report

Fire crews are on scene and drivers are being asked to slow down and move over for emergency vehicles.

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