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Posted on: July 29, 2021
[ARCHIVED] UPDATE - Fire Situation - July 29 - 11:45 Hours
Thursday, July 29, 2021
White Rock Lake Fire
- This fire continues to challenge the fire crews.
- There may be some lifting of smoke, but winds will negatively impact fire behaviour.
- There was significant growth of the fire overnight but exact mapping has not yet been completed today.
Two Mile Fire
- Fire behaviour escalated over the past 24-hours. Extreme smoke conditions have hampered the aircraft's abilities to fly and fight the blaze from the air.
- The fire is continuing to challenge firefighting efforts and fire behaviour is becoming more complex and especially difficult for ground crews.
- The priority is enhancing structural protection for the communities of Sicamous and Swansea Point.
Hunakwa Lake Fire
- Winds drove fire growth to the northwest up into higher elevations.
- Private industry continues to work on guards with heavy machinery.
Three Valley Lake
- Fire behaviour was more active yesterday.
- The fire did not see significant growth. Where there was growth, it was in a direction away from the Three Valley Gap Chateau.