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Wildfires

Updates and information about Wildfires in the area

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Press Release 72 - Emergency Operation Centre for the Township of Spallumcheen standing down

The Emergency Operations Center for the Township of Spallumcheen is standing down as of 16:00 hrs on Tuesday September 7, 2021. Mayor and Council on behalf of the residents of the Township of Spallumcheen would like to extend a huge thank you to BC Wildfire, all of our regional partners, volunteers and organizations that assisted us during this incredibly challenging time. Residents can continue to follow the Township of Spallumcheen website for information related to emergency planning and...

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Press Release 71 - Wildfire Update for September 4, 2021 at 16:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs.  BC Wildfire is reporting that due to significant effort from the BC Wildfire service and provincial, First Nation, national and international partner agencies, the White Rock Lake wildfire is now considered as a status of “Being Held”.  The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township...

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Press Release 70 - Wildfire update for September 3, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

BC Wildfire is reporting that due to significant effort from the BC Wildfire service and provincial, First Nation, national and international partner agencies, the White Rock Lake wildfire is now considered as a status of “Being Held”.

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Press Release 69 - Wildfire Update for September 2, 2021 at 16:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department to assess the situation. BC Wildfire is reporting that no further growth was observed on the fire yesterday. Crews on the NE flank of the fire are...

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Press Release 68 - Wildfire update for September 2, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department to assess the situation. BC Wildfire is reporting that no further growth was observed on the fire yesterday. Crews on the NE flank of the fire are...

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Evacuation Alert for the Township of Spallumcheen LIFTED

The evacuation alert previously in effect for the Township of Spallumcheen was lifted September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains in effect and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department.  Press Release 67 detailing the Evacuation Alert Lifted information can be seen here.  The next scheduled update from the Township of Spallumcheen will be Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 12:00 hrs.

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Press Release 67 - Evacuation Alert Lifted September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs

EVACUATION ALERT LIFTED Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen has lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department. The best location to find updated information for Spallumcheen residents is the Township of Spallumcheen website www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca as well as...

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Press Release 66 - Wildfire Update for September 1, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

Wildfire BC has reported that no further growth was observed yesterday on the fire. The planned ignitions on August 30 and precipitation in the area has reduced the risk of further spread on most of the fire perimeter. BC Wildfire has indicated that this successful operation will allow containment to be achieved weeks ahead of the initial projects.  The expansive size of this fire continues to require a substantial workforce.  • 120 Canadian Armed Forces personnel •...

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Press Release 65 - Wildfire Update for August 31, 2021 at 16:00 hrs

Wildfire BC has reported that the planned ignition was concluded yesterday evening. The area where the ignition occurred will continue to burn and produce smoke over the next several days. With the smoke in the atmosphere, air quality may be a concern. We encourage residents to monitor air quality in the North Okanagan and plan activities accordingly. Air Quality updates are available at the Environment Canada website. The ignitions brought the fire down to the established control lines and...

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Press Release 64, Wildfire update for August 31, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

Wildfire BC has reported that the planned ignition was concluded yesterday evening. The area where the ignition occurred will continue to burn and produce smoke over the next several days. With the smoke in the atmosphere, air quality may be a concern. We encourage residents to monitor air quality in the North Okanagan and plan activities accordingly. Air Quality updates are available at the Environment Canada website. The ignitions brought the fire down to the established control lines and...

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