A brush fire that broke out in the Lantzville foothills area Tuesday morning was 95 percent contained late in the day.
The fire is burning in a remote area near Brannen Lake, and is not believed to be near any homes or structures.
Lantzville volunteer fire department is being assisted by BC Forest Service, which has a helicopter and 10 firefighters working the blaze. Nanaimo Fire Rescue was also assisting earlier in the day.
The fire was reported to be holding steady at roughly 0.8 hectares in size and its cause is still under investigation.