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The Township of Spallumcheen has activated a level 1 EOC in response to the Baker FS Wildfire K42897 located near Kendry Creek within the boundaries of the Township of Spallumcheen, on August 22, 2023 at 07:50 hours.

BC Wildfire was able to change the status of the wildfire to being held. Crews remain on scene today with 11 personnel on site this morning supported by 3 helicopters.

Communications will continue to be provided on the Township’s website at www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca under News and Announcements - Wildfires. The next communication will be provided August 24, 2023 at 8:00 pm. More information about the fire can also be found on the BC Wildfire website.

The Township of Spallumcheen will continue to provide press releases so that community can have a reliable source to obtain more information about what is happening. Press releases will be posted at regular intervals on our website and provided to local media. The Township will not be providing any other updates about this fire through Alertable however we do recommend that people sign up in order to get future emergency information as quickly as possible.