The BC Wildfire Service said firefighters have made progress on the Tugwell Creek wildfire near Sooke and it is now 70 per cent contained.
On Friday, 74 firefighters, five officers five helicopters, six water tenders and four pieces of heavy equipment at the wildfire site.
The BC Wildfire Service said the fire is now a smouldering ground or surface fire. Crews are continuing their suppression activities.
The wildfire is located 18 kilometres northwest of Sooke. It was discovered on July 5. As of Friday afternoon, there was only one other fire burning in the Vancouver Island area. That fire was discovered at Chatham Island on July 1. It is 0.01 hectares in size and is suspected to be human-caused.