UPDATE: Wildfires of Note in the RDCK

KOKANEE CREEK WILDFIRE
Approximate size: 70 hectares
BC Wildfire reports that the Kokanee Creek wildfire has not had any significant growth overnight and is currently being supressed by air crews and with a ground crew of 20 firefighters.
The Evacuation Alerts for 135 residents remains in place with no new alerts to report.

MCCORMICK CREEK WILDFIRE
Approximate size: 350 hectares
BC Wildfire reports that this wildfire remains on the south side of the Salmo River.  The RDCK Structural Protection Unit remains in the area with 40 firefighters.
All Evacuation Alerts and Orders remain in place with no new alerts to report.

HARROP CREEK WILDFIRE
Approximate size: 2100 hectares
BC Wildfire reports continued attack but no significant growth to date.

Visit BC Wildfire website to view maps and updates: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/wildfire-situation

The RDCK EOC will provide further updates by noon tomorrow as information becomes available.

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

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