A small wildfire — .10 hectare — is burning just southwesst of Cranbrook.

A small wildfire — .10 hectare — is burning just southwesst of Cranbrook.

Small wildfire burning just southwest of Cranbrook

According to the BC Wildfire Service, the .10 hectare fire is human-caused

BC Wildfire Service is reporting a wildfire that has started today just southwest of Cranbrook.

The fire was discovered on Sunday, May 16.

The website reported at about 4 pm that the fire was near Hidden Valley Road, that it was estimated at one tenth of a hectare, and it was suspected that it was human-caused.

Stage of Control was listed as New, as of 4 pm, Sunday, May 16.

Fire danger rating in southeast BC is currently listed as moderate to high.