UPDATE: McCormick Creek Wildfire

BC Wildfire Service reports that the McCormick Creek wildfire has grown to 410 hectares in size and is at a 50% containment level.  Currently, there is a crew of 54 firefighters, 4 helicopters and 13 heavy equipment on site.  The contingency dozer line has been completed and currently crews are able to work directly on the fire.

This widfire has not crossed the highway or impacted any structures.

The Evacuation Order and Evacuation Alert remain in place for that area.  Visit the RDCK Evacuation Info Page for up to date information. http://tinyurl.com/rdck-evacuation

Visit the BC Wildfire website for more information on current wildfires in BC at http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/OneFire.asp.

The RDCK will continue to provide updates as information is made available.

Visit the new RDCK Evacuation Information web page that provides current updates for all Evacuation Orders, Alerts, Rescinds and information specific to evacuees. 

Go to: http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/evacuation-order-and-alert-page.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

For Media Inquiries Please Contact:
EOC Information Officer  
250-505-3853

 

 

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The content on this page was last updated August 17 2017 at 3:56 PM