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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

LEVEL 1 EOC ACTIVATED

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2021 – 2:55 pm

Spallumcheen, BC

LOCAL WILDFIRE – ROUND LAKE WILDFIRE – UPDATE

As of 2:55 pm the Township of Spallumcheen is continuing with the Level #1 Emergency Operation Centre (EOC).  The fire located near Round Lake Road has been reported as contained at this time.  Please continue to stay tuned to the Township’s website at www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca as communications will continue to be posted on our site.

Thank you for the continued work by Emergency Management BC, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, the Okanagan Indian Band Fire Department, Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department and BX Swan Lake Fire Department who continue to manage the site.  

Please note that when detours are in place you ensure you do not approach the area.  The location must be maintained for emergency services access.  In addition to allowing our emergency services to attend please consider the affects of the wildfire on air quality.  No one should be approaching the area for any reason. 

For more information regarding this release, please contact the Township office at 250-546-3013.

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Media Contact:
Cindy Graves, Corporate Officer
Township of Spallumcheen
mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca
250.546.3013