UPDATE - Rapid Creek Wildfire

The Rapid Creek wildfire, located about 30 kilometres northwest of Lardeau at the north end of Kootenay Lake continues to burn and is currently approximately 300 hectares in size.

A crew of 6 RDCK firefighters with a sprinkler protection unit has been established. This crew will provide protection to structures belonging to residents in the area of Poplar Creek.

We will be providing an update by noon tomorrow unless the situation escalates and poses threat to life or structures.

 For further information:

BC Wildfire – Interactive Map of Current Fires: http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/wildfires.html

RDCK Preparedness Information:http://www.rdck.ca/EN/main/services/emergency-management/wildfires.html

RDCK Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/rdcentralkootenay/

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The content on this page was last updated August 1 2017 at 10:53 AM