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Wildfire activity in B.C. is relatively quiet right now, but officials say it’s expected to heat up.
Information officer Alyson Couch says conditions, particularly in the southern interior and the northeastern part of the province, are getting hotter and drier, and crews are being positioned in the appropriate areas.
"It's really difficult for us to say accurately when that activity might pick up, but just because we've seen these hot, dry conditions for the last week or so, it could be within the next few days, it could be within the next week. It's really difficult to say, but the danger ratings are only going up from here."
Officials say no large fires have been sparked over the last 24 hours by last night’s lightning, but some smaller spot fires did pop up in Merritt, Princeton, Osoyoos and surrounding regions.