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LOCAL WILDFIRE – VLEM CREEK WILDFIRE (K41616)

The Township of Spallumcheen has activated a Level #1 Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at 08:00 hours on Saturday, August 20, 2022 due to a Wildfire located east of the Township of Spallumcheen identified as the Vlem Creek Fire under BC Wildfire # K41616.

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department is further assessing the situation with BC Wildfire and Township staff. BC Wildfire is actively working at the site and the fire is currently measuring approximately 10 ha. As of this morning the fire has not entered Township borders and no structures are currently threatened. 

The Township website has information about how you can prepare your farm or home for a wildfire under our Emergency Info page. https://www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca>Departments>Emergency-Information  

Communications will continue to be provided on the Township’s website at www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca under News and Events. The next communication will be provided as information becomes available.

For more information regarding this release, please contact the Township office via email at mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca on the weekend and via email or phone at 250-546-3013 Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.