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Abandoned campfire eyed as possible cause of Crofton area brush fire

It looks like a large brush fire Sunday near Crofton may have been person-caused.

An abandoned campfire is suspected of spreading to nearby logging slash, setting off the blaze that burned through about a hectare of brush off Grant Road near Mount Sicker Road, before crews could get it under control.

Firefighters from Crofton, Chemainus, Duncan, North Cowichan and Maple Bay were called out.

(photo courtesy Graham Bunn)

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