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Be careful with fire use this weekend

Although some parts of British Columbia have received significant rainfall in recent weeks, this year’s wildfire season is far from over. With warm weather in…

Two new fires burning in region

BC Wildfire Service reports there are two new fires burning in the East Kootenay. Both fires, which began August 20, are located in/near the Kootenay…

New fire reported west of Lumberton

BC Wildfire Service this morning (August 9) a new wildfire in the Weaver Creek drainage about 14 km west of Lumberton. The fire, with an…

Fire reported south of Skookumchuck

The BC Wildfire Service this morning reports there is a .30-hectare wildfire burning near Highway 93/95 about two kilometres south of Skookumchuck. Believed to be…

Region’s lone wildfire now held

BC Wildfire Service reports the lone wildfire burning in the East Kootenay is now being held. The fire in the West Plumbob drainage, in the…