A wildfire is burning west of Cowichan Lake off the Gordon Main. (Screenshot)

A wildfire is burning west of Cowichan Lake off the Gordon Main. (Screenshot)

UPDATED: Wildfire west of Cowichan Lake now out

Three firefighters and a response officer were dispatched to the location

A small wildfire, suspected to be human caused, was reported west of Cowichan Lake last week.

The fire started on Tuesday, July 26, and was near 12km on the Gordon Main. RCMP alerted the Coastal Fire Centre to the blaze at 10:30 p.m. It had started in an old abandoned logging camp.

Three firefighters and a response officer were dispatched to the location and remained on the scene until Thursday, monitoring the fire, which is now classified as out, according to the Coastal Fire Centre.

The exact cause of the fire isn’t known, and is under investigation.

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