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Press Release 7 - Township of Spallumcheen Alert Update for Saturday, August 7, 2021 15:30 hours

The White Rock Lake fire remains very active along all fronts. At 19:00 hrs on Friday, August 6, 2021 the Township of Spallumcheen in an abundance of caution issued an evacuation alert for the entire Township. After calls today with BC Wildfire and Emergency Management BC, the Township remains on an evacuation alert. The primary reasoning we remain on alert, is due to the size of our municipality with some challenging and remote terrain as well as the number of large agricultural producers...

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Press Release 5 - Township of Spallumcheen Wildfire Update for Friday, August 6, 2021 14:00 hours

We are closely working with BC Wildfire Service and Emergency Management BC regarding this fire and are assessing the need for possible evacuation alerts within Spallumcheen.

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Press Release 2 - White Rock Lake Wildfire Update

The Township of Spallumcheen and the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department continue to monitor the wildfire located west of the Township identified as the White Rock Lake Fire under BC Wildfire # K61884.

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Press Release 1 - Level 1 Emergency Operation Centre Activated - White Rock Lake Wildfire

As the White Rock Lake Fire east of Spallumcheen continues to be a fire of note, Spallumcheen is asking residents to be aware of the fire and prepare for the possibility that an evacuation alert may be issued in the west portion of Spallumcheen.

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Greenhow Rd Wildfire - Emergency Operation Centre Deactivated

The Township of Spallumcheen has deactivated the Emergency Operation Centre related to the Greenhow Rd Wildfire at 11:00 hours on Friday, July 30, 2021. The event has been determined concluded by the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief who has confirmed the fire as “out”.  Though this fire is no longer a threat it continues to be a very hot dry summer and the Township of Spallumcheen asks residents and visitors to be fire smart including to remember that there is a campfire ban...

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Wildfire Preparedness - how to get ready

The Township of Spallumcheen staff and the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department continue to monitor fires in our area that could pose a potential threat to Spallumcheen residents or property. As fires move closer, BC Wildfire will make the determination if an Evacuation Alert needs to be ordered for properties in Spallumcheen.  An Evacuation Alert is not a request to leave your property.  It is a notification that you should  be ready to leave the property for an extended...

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