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Members of B Company, Immediate Response Unit (West), wrap up for the day after extinguishing hot spots near La Ronge, Saskatchewan July 12, 2015 in a photo released by the Canadian Forces.HANDOUT/Reuters

Military officials say a soldier who was missing on the front lines of the fight against wildfires in Saskatchewan has been found.

The Third Canadian Division issued a tweet Monday night saying the soldier was found at 8:30 p.m. local time "following extensive search."

Lt. Derek Reid, public affairs officer for Third Canadian Division, says the soldier was found "in good condition" but did not provide further details.

Reid said earlier the member of the Immediate Response Unit became separated from his co-workers that afternoon.

Reid said it happened after the soldier took a break from routine fire line operations near La Ronge, Sask.

When he didn't return, members of the unit in the immediate area began a "box search" while other soldiers from the surrounding district moved in to help out.