The BC Wildfire Service is reporting a lightning caused wildfire in the East Kootenay.
The fire is located near Jack Creek east of Canal Flats and is currently about seven hectares in size.
Its believed to have started Thursday night as a lightning storm swept through the region.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for the East Kootenay Friday.
No word on any other fires within the East Kootenay at this time.
(Photo from the BC Wildfire Service Active Wildfire map.)