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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, on August 22, 2023 at 07:50 hours. This fire is located on the hillside above the McLeod subdivision identified as the BC Wildfire # K42897. BC Wildfire was on scene with arial and ground support throughout the day on August 22, 2023 and crews will continue working the fire today. No significant growth has been reported.

The Township Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is in operation today and will continue to monitor the fire and provide support as required.

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 23, 2023 at 1:00 pm. More information about the fire can also be found on the BC Wildfire website and residents are encouraged to sign up for notifications through Alertable.

Please note NO evacuation alerts or orders exist for this area.

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