UPDATE: RDCK Wildfires of Note
August 14, 2017
KOKANEE CREEK WILDFIRE
The weather has been extremely helpful in suppressing the fire with the recent 22-25 mm of rain. BC Wildfire reports that air and ground crews continue with their attack.
At this time the Evacuation Alerts for 135 residents remains in place as a precautionary measure with no new alerts to report.
MCCORMICK CREEK WILDFIRE
BC Wildfire reports that the fire is 40% contained on the Salmo River/Pend D’Oreille side. Crews continue to work to suppress the fire.
No structures have been lost.
Highway 6NS remains closed in both directions from BC and Washington border to Junction with Highway 3 (10.4 km) Detour via Highway 3 Salmo-Creston. The Nelway Border crossing is currently closed.
All Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain in place with no new alerts to report.
HARROP CREEK WILDFIRE
BC Wildfire reports fire received 22-25 mm of rain and that suppression efforts continue to remain successful.
The RDCK EOC will provide further updates by noon tomorrow as information becomes available.
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